Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives.
Here you will find all the news throughout the day related to this crisis affecting the population, governments and the economy.
- Case: 46 382 791
- Death: 1 198 717
- Case: 235 476, 106 981 in Quebec
- Death: 10 162, 6272 in Quebec
All developments for Sunday, November 1, 2020
1:45 p.m. | Obama touts Canada’s response to the epidemic
Former US President Barack Obama touted Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and suggested that the United States could have avoided thousands of deaths if it had taken it on its inspiration.
11 am | Quebec daily report: 965 new cases and 26 additional deaths
As of Saturday, the province had 1,064 cases and 15 deaths.
3 h 41 | United States: resumption of cruises, but without passengers on board
The US Public Health Protection Agency has announced the resumption of navigation of cruise ships in US waters from Sunday, but without passengers on board.
3 h 36 | COVID-19 outbreak: Inmate’s sister denounces conditions at Calgary Correctional Center
0 h | COVID-19: reduce cases to save the health system … and Christmas
Despite the closings of businesses and a social life on hiatus for millions of Quebecers, the number of COVID-19 cases in Quebec is not falling. This is a problem for the Legault government, which wants to give Quebeckers a gift for Christmas when the health system is “at the end of its rope”.
0 h | The battle against the virus around the world
Four more weeks of effort, during which gyms, bars, dining, dining and entertainment areas will remain closed. But “Quebeckers know that we have to make sacrifices, that the situation is currently difficult everywhere in the world,” said Prime Minister François Legault. What is it really ? Here is an overview of the situation in different states on the planet.