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.
LAST REVIEW 11:20 a.m.
Case: 147 298 815
Recovered: 84 995 614
Case: 32 078 229
Ontario: 445,351 (7,911 deaths)
Quebec: 345,687 cases (10,886 deaths)
Alberta: 181,806 cases (2,067 deaths)
British Columbia: 123,758 cases (1,554 deaths)
Saskatchewan: 39,932 cases (475 deaths)
Manitoba: 37,598 cases (967 deaths)
Nova Scotia: 2,053 cases (67 deaths)
New Brunswick: 1,851 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: 1,179,874 cases (23,973 deaths)
11am | Less than 900 new cases in Quebec
Quebec reports 889 cases of COVID and 8 deaths, bringing the total to 345,697 infected people and 10,886 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Yesterday, the province recorded 1,014 infections and 9 deaths.
THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF APRIL 26, 2021
– 345,697 people infected (+889)
– 10,886 deaths (+8)
– 664 people hospitalized (+10)
– 167 people in intensive care (-2)
– The direct debits totaled 28,133 for a total of 8,476,265
– 42,656 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday for a total of 2,871,140
Joël Lemay / QMI Agency
10:55 am | Two cases of Indian variant in the Venice region
Two cases of patients positive for the Indian variant of COVID-19 have been recorded in Veneto, the president of this region of northeastern Italy, Luca Zaia, announced on Monday, while another case was identified in March. in Tuscany (center).
10:25 am | Ontario 13-year-old boy swept away by COVID-19
A 13-year-old girl became one of the youngest victims of COVID-19 in Canada last week.
10h | Here is the complete list of companies that will vaccinate
The corporate vaccination blitz is accelerating in the fight against COVID-19. As of this morning, CAE vaccinates its employees aged 45 and over, and starting next week, around 20 other companies will join the Quebec mass vaccination effort.
9:48 am | COVID-19: $ 2 million for the screening of foreign workers at Montréal-Trudeau
The federal government announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement with the firm Dynacare to conduct tests for COVID-19 and provide support services to foreign workers who will arrive in the coming weeks at Montreal airport. -Trudeau for the summer season.
9:18 am | From April 19 to 25, the SPVM received 612 calls in connection with the application of the public health decree. The police issued 820 reports or RIGs and, of these, 475 were issued for non-compliance with the curfew.
7:28 am | Start of vaccination at CAE
Vaccination in business begins a little earlier than expected at CAE in Montreal, which has volunteered to become a COVID vaccination hub, according to what Mario Dumont learned.
6:31 am | The automobile regains its rights despite the third wave
After a spectacular drop in travel on our roads at the start of the pandemic, the automobile is in the process of regaining its rights in Quebec. More than 80% of the usual traffic is back, despite telecommuting and the third wave.
6:22 am | Virus: new restrictions in Thailand after record cases and deaths
Thailand put new restrictions in place on Monday in an attempt to curb an unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 in its territory.
3h52 | South Africa resumes Johnson & Johnson vaccination
2h40 | France: back to school for small classes after three weeks of closure to fight against the pandemic
Children from the smallest classes are back on the way to school on Monday in France, for a back-to-school period that promises to be complex, between the rise in testing for the COVID-19 virus desired by the government and the maintenance a strict health protocol that risks causing multiple class closures.
2h38 | Kazakhstan launches inoculation campaign with national vaccine
Kazakhstan launched its coronavirus vaccination campaign on Monday with the injection developed by this Central Asian country, called QazVac, currently in phase III clinical trials.
2h13 | Facebook withdraws page of parliamentarian behind disinformation
Facebook deleted the page of Australian parliamentarian Craig Kelly who has repeatedly spread false information about the COVID-19 pandemic, the US social media giant said on Monday.
1h53 | COVID: Italy opens up, Draghi presents its recovery plan
Bars, restaurants, cinemas and theaters partially reopened Monday in Italy, where the head of government Mario Draghi is due to present to Parliament his recovery plan funded by the European Union.
0h45 | Immigrants on the ‘front line’ of COVID infections