LIVE | The latest developments on the coronavirus

Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic has been disrupting our lives for over a year.

Here you will find all the news throughout the day related to this crisis affecting the population, governments and the economy.



Case: 146 707 516

Dead: 3,103,353

Recovered: 84 557 462


Case: 32 063 938

Dead: 572,109


Ontario: 445,351 (7,911 deaths)

Quebec: 344,808 cases (10,878 deaths)

Alberta: 180,369 cases (2,064 deaths)

British Columbia: 123,758 cases (1,554 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 39,683 cases (473 deaths)

Manitoba: 37,598 cases (967 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 2,053 cases (67 deaths)

New Brunswick: 1,847 cases (35 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 1,058 cases (6 deaths)

Nunavut: 448 cases (4 deaths)

Prince Edward Island: 175 cases

Yukon: 80 cases (1 death)

Northwest Territories: 54 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 cases

Total: 1,177,295 cases (23,960 deaths)


14:48 | COVID-19: record in Nova Scotia, another hard day in Ontario

While the situation continues to be extremely serious in Ontario, it is not only in this province that COVID-19 is wreaking havoc and shattering records.


2:39 p.m. | London to send emergency medical equipment to India

The British government said in a statement on Sunday that more than 600 pieces of emergency medical equipment would be sent to India, where contamination and deaths from the coronavirus epidemic are peaking.


2:32 p.m. | 31 problematic flights from India

Canada just recently suspended flights from India and Pakistan, but 31 planes from Delhi with cases of COVID-19 on board have landed in Canada in the past two weeks.


Photo QMI Agency, Joêl Lemay

2:25 pm | Greece exceeds 10,000 dead since the start of the pandemic

Greece exceeded 10,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday since the start of the epidemic, according to the daily report made public by the national public health body (Eody).


2:01 pm | COVID-19: less than 200 cases in the greater Quebec City area

The virus’s spread curve continues to flatten in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches, with fewer than 100 cases recorded in each of the two regions.

Archive photo, Pascal Huot

13:34 | Germany nurse injects saline solution instead of vaccine

A nurse was under a police investigation in Germany on Sunday after she admitted injecting six patients with saline to cover up the fact that she dropped a vial of Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine .


13:33 | Snowbirds unable to get their vaccines recognized

Many snowbirds who have been vaccinated in the United States have difficulty getting their injection recognized when they return home.

11:02 am | 1,014 new cases of COVID-19 in Quebec

Quebec reports 1,014 cases of COVID-19 and 9 deaths, bringing the total to 344,808 infected people and 10,878 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Yesterday, the province recorded 1,106 infections and 13 deaths.


– 344,808 people infected (+1014)

– 10,878 deaths (+9)

– 654 people hospitalized (-8)

– 165 people in intensive care (-16)

– The direct debits totaled 38,098 for a total of 8,448,132

– 64,949 doses of vaccine were administered during the day yesterday for a total of 2,828,484



10:56 am | Symptoms after vaccination: “no vaccine can give COVID”

People who experience symptoms of COVID-19 after receiving their dose of the vaccine should not worry about having contracted the virus, but should rather rejoice.

10:15 am | Ontario drops below 4,000 daily cases

Ontario recorded 3,947 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday.

9:58 am | US public health agency recommends vaccine for pregnant women

The vaccine would be safe for pregnant women, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and its director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Friday.

Dominick Gravel / QMI Agency

9:23 am | Sanitary measures: “a too rapid release will destroy all the efforts that have been made”

Quebecers can be encouraged that the number of COVID-19 cases in the province has reached a plateau, but they must not relax health measures for all that.

VAT News screenshot

9:16 am | Telemedicine increases emergency room visits

With the increase in telemedicine consultations, many patients end up in the emergency room when they should have been seen by their family doctor, believe several specialists.

VAT News screenshot

9:00 am | European Union prepares to provide ‘assistance’ to India

The EU will provide “assistance” to India, facing COVID contamination records, by activating its European Civil Protection Mechanism, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Twitter on Sunday.

7:58 am | Following the vaccination in 7 questions

While the third wave continues to slow in Quebec, hampered by increasingly important vaccination, The newspaper looked at some questions the public may be asking themselves in the coming weeks.

7:40 am | The Indian variant detected in Greece

A case of the Indian variant of COVID-19, responsible for an epidemic outbreak in India, has been detected in Greece, the country’s health authorities announced on Sunday.

7:39 am | Ontario on the brink

Overwhelmed hospitals, sick people helicoptered far from home, a Prime Minister ordered to resign: nothing is going any more in Ontario where the worst health crisis in history is coupled with a deep political crisis.

paramedic, COVID-19

Twitter Photo

7:26 am | Germany prepares to provide ‘urgent support’ to India

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that her government was preparing to provide emergency aid to India which is facing a surge in coronavirus cases.

7:08 am | A one-of-a-kind Oscar night with “Nomadland” as a big favorite

Oscars night on Sunday will be decidedly unlike any other: it’s broadcast live from an art deco train station in Los Angeles, rewards mostly streamed movies, and brings together Hollywood stars for the first time since. the start of the pandemic.


6:12 am | At least 82 dead in hospital fire dedicated to COVID

The Iraqi Interior Ministry said 82 people had died and 110 were injured in the fire at a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Baghdad on Sunday, a grim grim due to neglect that sparked anger in the country.

5h24 | More people feel bad

The proportion of Quebecers judging their state of mental health to be bad or barely adequate has increased by 50% since the start of the pandemic, according to a survey by the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec (INSPQ).

Sad young beautiful woman sitting on the window at home isolated, watching out.  Coronavirus quarantine concept.

Adobe Stock Photo

5:02 am | Italy bans entry of travelers from India

Italy now prohibits the entry into its territory of people from India, in the grip of an epidemic outbreak of COVID-19, Health Minister Roberto Speranza announced on his Facebook account on Sunday.

2h49 | New record of cases in India, New Delhi extends containment

India identified nearly 350,000 new coronavirus infections over 24 hours on Sunday, a world record, and local authorities have decided to extend confinement in the capital New Delhi by one week.

2h41 | France: the “ghost towns” of hydrotherapy are in despair

Deserted by their 580,000 annual curists, French spa resorts, which have been shut down for months, are in despair for lack of clear prospects of reopening.


0h47 | Greece relies on its “Covid-free” islands to restart tourism

Greece has worked hard to complete as a priority the vaccination of dozens of small islands in the Aegean (east) and Ionian (west) before the vaccination of larger ones, welcoming millions of tourists each year, in view of the opening official tourist season in mid-May.


0h46 | In Texas, cowboys relieved by the resumption of rodeos

The COVID-19 crisis has profoundly changed the lives of these young people whose pay is uncertain and who are at risk of serious injury.



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