You will find here all the news throughout the day related to this crisis which has hit the population, governments and the economy for several months.
Case: 75 779 478
Case: 492 701, 172 801 in Quebec
Death: 13 992, 7661 in Quebec
ALL THE NEWS FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19
7:22 am | “Stable” state of health and “reassuring” exams for Macron.
President Emmanuel Macron, declared positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, presents Saturday “a stable state of health” compared to the day before and the results of his clinical and paraclinical examinations “have been reassuring”, indicated the Elysee in a statement.
The French Head of State, in solitary confinement in the official residence of La Lanterne in Versailles, near Paris “still presents the same symptoms of the COVID-19 disease (fatigue, cough, muscle aches) which do not prevent it in nothing to fulfill his functions, ”adds this brief press release signed by Doctor Jean-Christophe Perrochon, Chief Medical Officer of the Presidency of the Republic.
5h55 | Canada has experienced the weakest population growth in nearly 75 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Statistics Canada report said Thursday.
4h00 | Who is Angela Merkel, the model of François Legault?
3h20 | If the United States gave the green light on Friday for the distribution of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19, Health Canada has indicated that it is still awaiting all the data necessary for its authorization.
1h11 | By the end of the year, more than 30,000 employees of the Quebec health network will have been infected with COVID-19.
0h00 | Almost nine months after the start of the pandemic, Ottawa is still unable to quantify the bill related to the repatriations of Canadians, who have had to return home urgently.
0h00 | Roadblocks to counter alcohol and drugs while driving, put in place sporadically until January 4, are not “COVID roadblocks” and are not intended to prevent carpooling, the police say.
TO READ | The Anti-Fraud Center is warning Canadians of scammers trying to sell fake COVID-19 vaccines over the phone for as little as $ 2,500, posing as representatives of pharmaceutical companies.
TO READ | Second wave: yes, Quebec is doing better.
TO READ | The Société des alcools du Québec has recorded growth in sales this year, but the trend is not attributable to the fact that the population has consumed more alcohol since the start of the pandemic.