Mandatory masks for elementary students in Quebec red zones will ‘lower risk’ of COVID-19 outbreaks

Mandatory masks for elementary students in Quebec red zones will ‘lower risk’ of COVID-19 outbreaks

Quebec is officially making masks mandatory for all students in elementary schools in designated red zones when they return from March break in a bid to contain the novel coronavirus and variants.The province made the official announcement Thursday after

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Quebec adds 858 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec adds 858 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 858 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 16 additional deaths Thursday as the pandemic continues.Of those deaths attributable to COVID-19, five occurred in the past 24 hours while the others took place earlier in the

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Coronavirus vaccine hesitancy declining among Quebec health-care workers, researchers say

Coronavirus vaccine hesitancy declining among Quebec health-care workers, researchers say

Lucie Tremblay wants her colleagues in Quebec’s health-care sector to get vaccinated against COVID-19.The head of nursing at the regional health board for west-central Montreal has taken a leading role in the board’s efforts to reduce vaccine hesitancy among

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Quebec reports 806 new cases, 17 additional deaths linked to COVID-19 – National

Quebec reports 1,101 new coronavirus cases, 33 deaths and fewer hospitalizations

Quebec is reporting 806 new cases and 17 additional deaths Wednesday as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues.The province’s COVID-19 case count has reached 284,472 since the pandemic began. Recoveries, meanwhile, have now topped 266,000.The death toll, which remains

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Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec will begin vaccinating elderly members of the general public against COVID-19 starting next week as officials urge caution during the upcoming spring break.Premier François Legault said Tuesday that anyone 85 years or older will be able to register

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Quebec adds 739 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec adds 739 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 739 new cases and 13 additional deaths, including one in the past 24 hours, tied to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as numbers continue to drop in the province.The caseload has now reached 283,666. Recoveries, meanwhile, have

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Suspected coronavirus variant cases force some Quebec schools to shut down

Suspected coronavirus variant cases force some Quebec schools to shut down

In Quebec, new cases of COVID-19 suspected to be linked to variants of the virus have led to the partial or total closure of 10 schools across the province.Most of the schools forced to shut down are located in

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Quebec reports 805 new coronavirus cases, 11 additional deaths

Quebec reports 805 new coronavirus cases, 11 additional deaths

Quebec is reporting 805 new cases and 11 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic Monday.Two of those deaths took place in the past 24 hours while the others occurred between Feb. 15 and 20, according to health

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Quebec Olympians’ mask-less photo in B.C. ski town raises eyebrows

Quebec Olympians’ mask-less photo in B.C. ski town raises eyebrows

An apparent recent visit to British Columbia by a pair of high-profile Canadian skiers is raising eyebrows, amid public health advisories not to travel during COVID-19.A photo recently posted to Instagram from Rossland, B.C., home to Red Mountain, appears

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Quebec public health director advises loosening COVID-19 restrictions on March 8: documents

Quebec public health director advises loosening COVID-19 restrictions on March 8: documents

In Quebec, regions that are designated COVID-19 red zones could drop to a less restrictive colour-coded level starting March 8, according to documents penned by public health authorities.The documents, which were unveiled Friday, show that if the novel coronavirus

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