Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives.
You will find here all the news throughout the day related to this crisis which is hitting the population, governments and the economy.
IN THE COUNTRY
Case: 63 876
All the news for September 9, 2020
10:36 am | An elementary school in Longueuil had to quarantine five of its groups because of cases declared positive for COVID-19.
10:18 am | COVID-19: France will have to “make difficult decisions”.
9:47 am | COVID-19: Minister Bonnardel’s test is negative.
9:30 am | Coronavirus: the health emergency extended for one month in Morocco.
The Moroccan government decided on Wednesday to extend the state of health emergency decreed in mid-March by one month to deal with the new coronavirus pandemic, against the backdrop of an outbreak of contamination cases, the Prime Minister announced on his Twitter account.
“Today, the government council approved a draft decree extending until October 10 the period of validity of the state of health emergency throughout the national territory to fight against COVID-19”, says the brief message from the head of government, Saad-Eddine El Othmani.
This new extension will allow the adoption of one-off emergency measures, such as the recent lockdown of the economic capital Casablanca, announced on Sunday evening, with a night-time curfew, strict movement control and closure of all schools the day before the start of the school year. school.
“We risk being overwhelmed by the virus. Therefore, drastic measures are necessary, otherwise the situation may be uncontrollable in the days to come, ”had underlined Sunday evening the Minister of Health, Khalid Ait Taleb, to explain the restrictions imposed in the metropolis of 3, 3 million inhabitants.
9:16 am | Door-to-door picking up Halloween candy will be banned this year in Los Angeles to prevent the spread of COVID-19, local officials said.
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8:19 am | The new COVID-19 screening clinic at Parc Colbert, located in Sainte-Foy on avenue Dalton, began welcoming its first patients at 7 a.m. this Wednesday morning.
8:04 am | In Spain, a surfer arrested for not having respected her quarantine.
6:53 am | The Olympics, postponed due to the coronavirus, must take place next year “by all means”, said the governor of Tokyo on Wednesday, adding her voice to that of other officials in favor of holding the Olympics despite the pandemic .
6:50 am | Pope Francis seen masked.
To read | Cases of COVID-19 in schools are on the increase, home education is being organized.
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To read | The mayoress of Longueuil’s diagnosis of COVID-19 yesterday caused a considerable chain reaction, forcing around fifteen municipal and provincial elected officials to isolate themselves while they were tested.
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[INFOGRAPHIE] Chain reaction around the mayoress.
4:16 | An argument over the children’s mask forced the cancellation of a flight between Calgary and Toronto on Tuesday morning.