[EN DIRECT 25 JANVIER 2021] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

Here you will find all the news related to this crisis which has hit the population, governments and the economy for several months.

PLANETARY

  • Case: 99 245 800
  • Death: 2 130 657

CANADA

  • Case: 747,383, including 253,633 in Quebec
  • Death: 19,094, including 9,478 in Quebec

ALL THE NEWS FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021

6:00 am | Women working in the sex industry, forced to work in the midst of a pandemic for lack of financial assistance, are more than ever exposed to the dangers of the profession.

Mia (not her real name), 28, worked in the sex industry. Since the start of the second wave, she has been working as a helping pair with people in precarious situations.

Photo Didier Debusschère

Mia (not her real name), 28, worked in the sex industry. Since the start of the second wave, she has worked as a helping pair with people in precarious situations.

6:00 am | Several elected officials from eastern Quebec fear that the current containment measures will continue to apply at home after February 8, they who deplore about fifty active cases currently, against more than 7,000 in Montreal.

Downtown La Pocatière and, to the right, its CEGEP.

Photo Didier Debusschere

Downtown La Pocatière and, to the right, its CEGEP.

6:00 am | The first Nunavik resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once played a key role in thwarting a measles epidemic by delivering drugs by dog ​​sled in the 1950s.

6:00 am | As hospitals crumble under the weight of COVID-19, a Quebec entrepreneur launches a “Health Netflix” at $ 15 per month, which gives remote access to a doctor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Stephan Huot, founder of Olive.
Olive, a medical service over the phone, $ 15 per month, a doctor available 24 hours a day on Thursday, January 21, 2021. CHANTAL POIRIER / LE JOURNAL DE MONTRÉAL

Photo Chantal Poirier

Stephan Huot, founder of Olive.
Olive, a medical service over the phone, $ 15 per month, a doctor available 24 hours a day on Thursday, January 21, 2021. CHANTAL POIRIER / LE JOURNAL DE MONTRÉAL

6:00 am | Representatives of industries slaughtered economically by the coronavirus pandemic would welcome, to revive their business, that the government put in place an official document proving that its holder has been vaccinated, and which could be required in some situations.

5:45 am | The UK government found itself under pressure on Monday, including from the ruling Tory majority, to provide a timetable for reopening schools, which could remain closed until Easter due to containment against a new wave of the pandemic.

5h00 | The Austrians on Monday swapped their fabric masks for FFP2 protections, now mandatory for those over 14 in transport, shops, places of service and medical offices.

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