Dès qu’il y a eu l’association du coronavirus avec la Chine, beaucoup de Montréalais d’origine asiatique sont devenus la cible de harcèlement, d’agressions, d’insultes, de menaces dans la rue, dans les commerces, dans le métro, dit Fo Niemi, directeur du Centre de recherche-action sur les relations raciales (CRARR).
Right now, restaurants are set to reopen outside the Greater Montreal and Joliette areas on June 15 and in those two areas on June 22. But bars are excluded from that reopening plan, and the government has not provided a date yet for when those establishments may receive customers.
Quebec saw another 52 deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday morning, bringing the province’s total to 5,081 deaths. The total number of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, is now 53,341 after 156 infections were reported from the previous day.
The clinical trial was led by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal, in collaboration with researechers from the University of Manitoba, the University of Alberta and the University of Minnesota. The results of the trial were published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Montreal reached 25,652 COVID-19 cases and 2,947 deaths on Tuesday, an increase of 107 cases and 20 deaths. The day before, Montreal reported nearly the same number of cases at 108, and eight deaths. The city has seen a steady decrease of new cases over the last weeks; one month ago, on May 2, public health officials recorded 522 new cases.
A panel of local experts in finance, economy and urban planning has outlined 16 recommendations for the economic reopening of city of Montreal amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. One of those recommendations is for the provincial government to give the metropolis temporary powers to run a deficit.
Pour relancer son économie, durement touchée par la pandémie de COVID-19, la Ville de Montréal réclame une aide financière substantielle de la part des gouvernements fédéral et provincial, notamment pour éponger le déficit provoqué par la forte baisse de la fréquentation de son réseau de transport en commun. Montant de la facture? Jusqu'à 500 millions de dollars.
Daycares are operating at a reduced capacity to contain the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. There are also new measures in place to enforce physical distancing as much as possible and educators will wear personal protective equipment so they can safely interact with young children.
There are now 4,661 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Monday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 51,354. That’s up 20 from the 4,641 deaths reported Sunday; COVID-19 cases in Quebec rose 295 from the 51,059 announced a day earlier. The 20 newly reported deaths are the fewest recorded since April 4, when 19 cases were reported. The 295 new cases are fewest reported since March 25, when 290 cases were added to the provincial tally.