[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives.

You will find here, throughout the day, all the news concerning the crisis affecting the population, governments and the economy.



  • Case: 50,296,898
  • Death: 1,255,045


  • Case: 264,113; 114,820 in Quebec
  • Death: 10,522; 6440 in Quebec

All the news for Sunday, November 8, 2020

6:29 pm | Airlines: no help without reimbursement says Ottawa

The federal government opened the door on Sunday to substantial aid for airlines, but it warns they will have to reimburse customers whose flights have been canceled if they want to collect public funds.

[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

5:16 pm | Breathless lab technicians

While Quebec tests more, the situation in public laboratories is far from rosy.

3:16 pm | Nine Dodgers with COVID-19

The aftermath of the championship is tough for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Almost two weeks after winning the World Series, the California team is grappling with an outbreak of coronavirus.

[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

3:11 pm | Renewal of the state of emergency in Montreal

The executive committee of the City of Montreal on Sunday extended the state of emergency on the territory of the agglomeration for a period of five days.

[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

13:18 | More than 2,700 cases between Quebec and Ontario

The Government of Quebec reported 1,397 new cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths in the territory of the province on Sunday. With Ontario, the two provinces exceed 2725 cumulative cases.

[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

12.55pm | MAKE A DIFFERENCE | COVID-19 positive girl bullied by classmates

12h18 | Public Health accepts QMJHL plan

The seven teams of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (LHJMQ) playing in the red zone will resume action on November 17 in a bubble that will bring them together at the Videotron Center.

The development circuit has indeed confirmed Sunday that Public Health had accepted its plan which proposes to hold meetings in a “protected environment” from November 17 to 27 in Quebec, not without having made some recommendations.

[EN DIRECT 8 NOVEMBRE 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

11:50 am | More than 50 million cases detected worldwide

In total, more than 50,010,400 cases, including 1,251,980 deaths, have been recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic in China in December.

11:14 am | Strengthen efforts to protect against the virus

Minister Christian Dubé believes that the month of November is crucial in the fight against the virus and asks employees of the health network, particularly in CHSLDs and retirement homes for the elderly to redouble their vigilance.

11am | 1,397 new cases and nine deaths in Quebec

4h56 | France excludes imposed confinement for the elderly

“There is no question for us of having an imposed confinement for the elderly”, assured the spokesman of the French government Gabriel Attal, during a program broadcast by the radio Europe1, the daily LesEchos and the channel Cnews Television.

3h16 | New Delhi fears the combined effect of virus and pollution

Each year, the dreaded season of pollution brings patients with the onset of winter to pulmonologists in New Delhi, but this time it risks multiplying the effects of another calamity: the coronavirus.

2h54 | Filipinos plan to celebrate Christmas despite coronavirus

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