COVID-19 stay updates: Montreal police handed out 450 pandemic tickets final week


Canada to obtain file 640Okay vaccine doses this week with Pfizer, Moderna deliveries.

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High updates

  • Canada to obtain file 640Okay vaccine doses this week with Pfizer, Moderna deliveries
  • Stricter public well being measures now in impact at Canadian borders, airports
  • Travellers rush house to beat necessary resort quarantine requirement
  • Air travellers discover a loophole to skirt COVID-19 resort rule
  • Quebec actress dies whereas ready for surgical procedure delayed by COVID-19
  • COVID illness dropped 95.eight% after each Pfizer pictures, Israel stories
  • Right here’s the way you’ll have the ability to get COVID-19 vaccinations in Montreal
  • Sign up for our free nightly coronavirus newsletter

10:30 a.m.

Quebec misplaced virtually 210,00zero jobs in 2020

The pandemic took a major chunk out of Quebec’s job market final 12 months.

A complete of 208,500 jobs have been misplaced in 2020, which corresponds to a drop in employment of practically 5 per cent in comparison with 2019, in line with a report published this morning by the Institut de la statistique du Québec.

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The decline in employment worn out beneficial properties expertise within the two earlier years.

It was the biggest drop since 1976, the primary 12 months the institute began maintaining such statistics.

Girls and younger folks suffered extra job losses, the institute said.


10 a.m.

Canada to obtain file 640Okay vaccine doses this week with Pfizer, Moderna deliveries

Canada is poised to obtain a file variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses this week because of scheduled deliveries from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, because the nation appears to be like to hurry up its vaccination efforts.

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9:55 a.m.

Montreal police handed out 450 pandemic tickets final week

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9:50 a.m.

Stricter public well being measures now in impact at Canadian borders, airports

A compulsory three-day resort quarantine for many travellers touchdown at Canadian airports comes into impact at present, together with a set of measures meant to stop contagious COVID-19 variants from coming into the nation.

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9:25 a.m.

Travellers rush house to beat necessary resort quarantine requirement

A number of travellers interviewed by the Montreal Gazette on Sunday cited the federal authorities’s new journey restrictions as the principle issue behind their choice to change their flight plans — generally with nice anguish.

Read our full story, by Frédéric Tomesco.


9:25 a.m.

Air travellers discover a loophole to skirt COVID-19 resort rule

Travellers overseas flying house to Canada have discovered a loophole round having to necessary quarantine in a Covid resort.

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9:25 a.m.

Quebec actress dies whereas ready for surgical procedure delayed by COVID-19

Quebec actress Rosine Chouinard-Chauveau, 28, died Thursday from an unspecified well being downside whereas she was waited to have surgical procedure for the problem. The surgical procedure had been delayed, like so many others, as a result of assets within the well being sector have been diverted to cope with COVID-19 sufferers.

Read our full story.


9:25 a.m.

COVID illness dropped 95.eight% after each Pfizer pictures, Israel stories

danger of sickness from COVID-19 dropped 95.eight% amongst individuals who acquired each pictures of Pfizer’s vaccine, Israel’s Well being Ministry says.

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9:25 a.m.

Right here’s the way you’ll have the ability to get COVID-19 vaccinations in Montreal

As Quebec prepares to vaccinate the overall inhabitants in opposition to COVID-19, beginning with seniors 80 and over who stay locally, native well being authorities are organising mass vaccination websites throughout Montreal.

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Read our full story, by Katherine Wilton.


9:15 a.m.

Right here’s the place Montrealers can get examined at present

Montrealers may be screened at test centres throughout the island.

You may check screening clinic wait times here.


eight:45 a.m.

The scenario throughout Canada

This was the scenario throughout Canada as of final night time, in line with the Canada COVID-19 Situational Awareness Dashboard.


eight:30 a.m.

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