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 nearly a year.

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



Case: 102 204 419
Dead: 2,209,912
Recovered: 56 546 110


Case: 25 942 141
Dead: 436,988


Ontario: 264,300 cases (6,072 deaths)

Quebec: 261,360 cases (9,763 deaths)

Alberta: 122,821 cases (1,606 deaths)

British Columbia: 66,265 cases (1,184 deaths)

Manitoba: 29,280 cases (823 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 23,366 cases (292 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 1,577 cases (65 deaths)

New Brunswick: 1,218 cases (17 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 408 cases (4 deaths)

Nunavut: 283 cases (1 death)

Prince Edward Island: 111 cases

Yukon: 70 cases (1 death)

Northwest Territories: 31 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 cases

Total: 771,103 cases (19,828 deaths)

11h00 | The decline in hospitalizations continues

Quebec reports 1,367 cases and 46 deaths, bringing the total to 261,360 infected people and 9,763 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Yesterday, the province recorded 1,295 infections and 50 deaths.


– 261,360 people infected (+1367)

– 9,763 deaths (+46)

– 1,163 people hospitalized (-54)

– 201 people in intensive care (-8)

– 237,088 are restored

– The withdrawals made on January 28 amounted to 32,179, for a total of 5,828,772

– 2,086 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday, for a total of 238,143

9h23 | An announcement Tuesday at 5 p.m.

The government of Quebec will announce Tuesday at 5 pm which health restrictions are renewed and which have been lifted and Prime Minister François Legault hopes to “give a little oxygen” to businesses.


8:47 am | Egypt receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines on Sunday

The Egyptian medical supply authority announced that Egypt would receive its first shipment of vaccines produced by the Anglo-Swedish laboratory AstraZeneca on Sunday, a week after starting to vaccinate its healthcare workers.

8h34 | A llama to stay away from the “whirlwind” of the pandemic

It is thanks to their farm animals, including the youngest arrival, a female llama, that a family in Montérégie is spared the “whirlwind” and the stress generated by the pandemic.


Photo Martin Alarie

8h33 | Craze for animals: dishonest breeders have a blast

The enthusiasm of Quebecers for pets has been so strong since the start of the pandemic that improvised and dishonest breeders are developing various stratagems to meet demand, causing prices to explode, according to what has been observed. The newspaper.

Photo AFP

8:23 am | The first Russian vaccines expected in Iran by Thursday

Iran should receive the first doses of the Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V by Thursday, the Islamic Republic’s ambassador to Russia said on Saturday, whose remarks were reported by the official Irna news agency.

7:46 am | The Vatican announces the reopening of its museums on Monday

The Vatican Museums, which include the famous Sistine Chapel, announced their reopening on Saturday from Monday, after being closed for 88 days due to restrictions linked to the pandemic.


7h20 | A year 2021 under pressure for businesses in Greater Montreal

The effects of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to weaken businesses in Greater Montreal, particularly with regard to their level of debt, the probe from the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal indicated on Friday.

Worried young man in debt at home

Photo Adobe Stock

7:18 am | Lebanon: President, Prime Minister and Head of Parliament will be vaccinated first

7:16 am | Algeria launches its COVID vaccination campaign

Algeria launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Saturday in Blida, the first epicenter of the pandemic last March, with the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, the official APS agency announced.

6:33 am | Norway to ease semi-containment in Oslo

The Norwegian government announced on Saturday the lifting of several semi-containment measures in Oslo and its region, taken last weekend after the detection of cases of the British variant of the coronavirus in a locality near the capital.

5h24 | Everything you need to know about the new rules

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tightened the screws on travelers, as requested by the provinces, including his Quebec counterpart François Legault. The newspaper has put together this little guide that serves as a warning to travelers in times of COVID-19.

Beach party

Photo d’archives, Clara Loiseau

5:23 am | France: dogs trained to track COVID with human sweat

2h59 | Wuhan: WHO visit to the first hospital for COVID patients

WHO experts went to Wuhan (central China) on Saturday in the first hospital to receive COVID-19 patients, on the second day of their field investigation into the origin of the coronavirus.

0h00 | Animals bought at “crazy” prices: an escalation with perverse effects

A veterinarian fears for the health of pets, bought at “crazy” prices in recent months.

Lucie Heneault, veterinarian and her cat Strauss

Courtesy photo

0h00 | Mira Foundation: explosion of requests to become a host family

The craze for dogs in Quebec has been so powerful that even the Mira Foundation has experienced “a surge” of requests from people wishing to become foster families, while organizations for the defense of animals have also been taken. assault.



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