Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Canada, Quebec: Coronavirus Covid-19 deaths: 33



Quebec’s Premier François Legault, joined by Dr. Horacio Arruda, Quebec director of National Public Health and Ms. Danielle McCann, Quebec’s health and social services minister held the daily coronavirus Covid-19 update on Wednesday.

Premier Legault announced 2 new deaths because of the virus. The total number of deaths in Quebec becomes 33. There are 499 new cases of COVID-19. Quebec province-wide total is 4,611 cases.

Premier Legault asked Quebec residents not to visit senior homes in some parts of the province to contain the spread of the virus and protect the vulnerable. It is a serious matter of life or death. Older people are more vulnerable to the virus than young people.

More police-enforced restrictions were announced on travel between parts of the Quebec province.

The Quebec government has some orders of personal protective equipment (PPE) that will arrive in the coming days. Some equipment will also be received from Ontario's stock after talking to Ontario Premier Doug Ford.

Total Canadian cases:

Confirmed: 9,712
Deaths: 111
Recovered: 1,528

Read more Quebec Coronavirus Covid-19 details here:

April 1, 2020 Quebec focuses on protecting seniors, limits regional travel as coronavirus deaths top 33 - globalnews.ca

March 31, 2020 Canada's Quebec sees coronavirus cases soar, faces equipment shortage - nationalpost.com

March 31, 2020 Coronavirus: 5 uplifting things happening in Quebec amid the pandemic - globalnews.ca

April 1, 2020 Canada's G-7 capital of Ottawa divided by coronavirus police checkpoints - politico.com

March 18, 2020 Coronavirus: Quebec personalities heed premier’s call to ‘spread the info, not the virus’ - globalnews.ca

April 1, 2020 Married doctors with COVID-19 highlight the difficulty of understanding virus - ctvnews.ca

March 31, 2020 Canada coronavirus deaths jump by 35%, Quebec says equipment running low - reuters.com

April 1, 2020 Coronavirus outbreak: Patient attendants want testing protocols at Montreal hospital to change - globalnews.ca

April 1, 2020 Coronavirus: Quebec tenants mobilize to demand cancellation of rent, mortgage payments - globalnews.ca

March 31, 2020 Quebec couple who fled to remote Indigenous community to avoid COVID-19 sent back: Chief - globalnews.ca

March 30, 2020 Coronavirus: Quebec to buy 300,000 Bauer visors for health workers - montrealgazette.com

Above: Flag of Quebec, Canada

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