[EN DIRECT 22 novembre 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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: 58 456 049
Death: 1 385 163


Case: 328 656, 132 042 in Quebec

Death : 11,455 deaths, 6,829 in Quebec


3:30 p.m. | COVID-19: Spain’s strategy “gives results”

Spain’s strategy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic “is showing results,” Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday, presenting his country’s vaccination plan for 2021.

14h20 | COVID-19: the curve is bending in Quebec, unlike other provinces

Canada accumulated, Sunday at midday, a total of 2,952 new cases of COVID-19, in addition to 49 deaths, bringing the toll of the pandemic to 328,656 cases and 11,455 deaths.

13h28 | Significant improvement in our residences and CHSLDs

“We have hired 7,000 patient attendants and we are in the process of completing another co-op of 3,000 attendants. We have our champions in infection prevention and control and we have protective equipment, ”said the Minister responsible for Seniors and Caregivers.

12h19 | Holiday season: four days that are not chosen at random

While many believe that this period is too short to accommodate everyone, it was nevertheless chosen to minimize the risk of transmission, explained epidemiologist Nimâ Machouf in an interview with LCN.

12:12 | Merkel “worried” about the slow pace of discussions to provide the vaccine to the poorest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she was “worried” about the slow pace of talks to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to the poorest nations.

Speaking at the close of the virtual G20 summit, she said: “We will now see with the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) when these negotiations will start, because I am worried that nothing has been done yet”, she told reporters in Berlin.

12h09 | A first contaminated mink farm in France

France has in turn detected the presence of COVID-19 in one of its four mink farms, south-west of Paris where the thousand furry animals were slaughtered.

“The slaughter of all the thousand animals still present on the farm and the elimination of products from these animals” were ordered on Sunday, the ministries of Agriculture, Health and Ecological Transition announced.

11am | Quebec reports 1,154 new cases and 23 additional deaths in its daily report

9h22 | US hopes to start vaccination campaign before mid-December

5h47 | Access to vaccines: the G20 promises to “stop at nothing”

G20 leaders on Sunday pledged to “stop at nothing” to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, according to a draft of the summit’s final declaration with a decidedly consensual tone, but poor in concrete announcements.

3h44 | COVID-19 is not believed to have originated in the Wuhan laboratory

A new batch of tests would have proven that the coronavirus that caused COVID-19 did not come from the Wuhan laboratory, its director said this week.

1h | Here is the federal spending for the pandemic

1h | Ottawa must curb spending, say experts

The Canadian government has spent more than $ 225 billion in nine months to deal with the pandemic, one of the highest amounts on the planet. The newspaper questioned experts to find out if this all-out generosity was justified.

1h | The money promised for bars and restaurants does not arrive

Restaurant owners and bar owners discouraged by the closure of their establishments in October urge the Legault government to send them “emergency aid” promised seven weeks ago.

1h | Closing for the Holidays is the “coup de grace”

The extension of restrictions in the red zone during the holiday season will be catastrophic for restaurants and bars that relied on this period to survive the crisis.

1h | 24 hours too late to get help

Owners of sports centers in Lanaudière have seen a precious subsidy slip through their fingers for a matter of hours.

0h | Rare foray behind the scenes of the fight against COVID

The second wave hits the hospitals of Quebec, where workers are exhausting themselves fighting COVID-19 and fear an even more difficult winter with the flu and the impacts of Christmas parties.

0h | Experts at odds with the opposition

Contrary to what the opposition parties claim, governance experts consulted by The newspaper do not consider it necessary to disseminate the deliberations between Public Health and the Government on their crisis management.

0h | Notices are raining down on construction sites

Health guidelines are not always followed on construction sites, which have received more than 1,000 correction notices in one month.

[EN DIRECT 22 novembre 2020]  All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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0h | Bigger impacts than the September 11 attacks on the aviation sector

Flight attendants who have spent more than two decades traveling the world by plane believe that the pandemic has had such significant impacts that they even surpass those of September 11, 2001 in the field of aviation.

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