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Quebec reports three more COVID-19 deaths, 129 new cases

Quebec reports three more COVID-19 deaths, 129 new cases

MONTREAL -- There are now 5,636 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Wednesday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 56,859. That’s up three from the total of 5,633 deaths reported Tuesday; one of the newly reported deaths took place over the past 24 hours, health authorities said, while two…

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Quebec coroner’s office orders public inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in long-term care homes | CBC News

Quebec coroner’s office orders public inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in long-term care homes | CBC News

Quebec's chief coroner has ordered a wide-ranging public inquiry into deaths that have occurred in the province's long-term care homes, private seniors' residences and other residential institutions for vulnerable people in the first six weeks of the pandemic.Flowers and notes are placed at a makeshift memorial in front of the CHSLD Herron, a privately run long-term care home…

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COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know on Saturday | CBC News

COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know on Saturday | CBC News

Shopping centres in the Montreal and Joliette regions are reopening June 19.Liam Slater Oda, an employee with Sports Experts, disinfects a bench at the store on Ste-Catherine Street. That store has been open for a few weeks — soon, malls will reopen as well. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press )The latest: Quebec has 53,824 confirmed cases of…

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Quebec surpasses 5,000 deaths from COVID-19 | CBC News

Quebec surpasses 5,000 deaths from COVID-19 | CBC News

"I want to offer my sympathies to the families of these victims. As a government, this tells us that we must do better in the future," said Premier François Legault, in marking the milestone.Quebec Premier François Legault paused as he announced the province had recorded more than 5,000 deaths from COVID-19. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press)Quebec…

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Quebec Premier wears Canadiens face mask sent to him by Weber

Quebec Premier wears Canadiens face mask sent to him by Weber

Shea Weber doesn't hold grudges, just ask Quebec Premier Francois Legault.Legault sported a Montreal Canadiens face mask to his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday, which was held in Montreal instead of Quebec City as usual. The mask was a gift sent to him by the Montreal Canadiens captain, even though Legault joked that he…

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Quebec to launch ‘massive’ COVID-19 screening strategy in Montreal area

Quebec to launch ‘massive’ COVID-19 screening strategy in Montreal area

MONTREAL -- Quebec on Friday announced it is launching what it says is a "massive" new COVID-19 screening strategy in the Montreal area, which has been hit hard by the pandemic. Horacio Arruda, the national director of public health, announced the expanded screening at a press conference Friday afternoon in Montreal North, the city borough…

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