Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down for nearly two years.
Here you will find all the news throughout the day related to this crisis which is affecting the population, governments and the economy.
LAST REPORT 11:15 a.m.
Case: 393 912 824
Ontario: 1,051,174 cases (11,770 deaths)
Quebec: 880,952 cases (13,475 deaths)
Alberta: 503,433 cases (3,634 deaths)
British Columbia: 330,638 cases (2,675 deaths)
Manitoba: 122,632 cases (1,585 deaths)
Saskatchewan: 122,525 cases (1,006 deaths)
Nova Scotia: 40,103 cases (158 deaths)
New Brunswick: 30,602 cases (258 deaths)
Newfoundland and Labrador: 18,242 cases (45 deaths)
Prince Edward Island: 8,764 cases (12 deaths)
Northwest Territories: 6,806 cases (17 deaths)
Yukon: 3,186 cases (18 deaths)
Nunavut: 1,935 cases (5 deaths)
Repatriated Canadians: 13 cases
Total: 3,121,005 cases (34,659 deaths)
11am | COVID-19: further drop in hospitalizations in Quebec
Patients infected with COVID are on the decline in Quebec, which has a balance sheet of 2,411 people in its hospitals, including 177 patients in intensive care.
The province also deplores 22 new deaths bringing the total number of victims of the coronavirus to 13,475 since the start of the pandemic.
THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF FEBRUARY 6, 2022
– 880,952 people infected (+2,568)*
– 13,475 deaths (+22)
– 2411 people hospitalized
– 177 people in intensive care
* The number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centers is restricted to priority clienteles.
10:58 am | “Freedom convoy”: a more or less respected horn break in Ottawa
The truce of the horns decreed by the organizers of the “freedom convoy” in Ottawa was more or less respected in the federal capital on Sunday morning.
10:06 am | “Freedom convoy” in Quebec: demonstrators expected again around 11 a.m.
One of the organizers of the “Freedom convoy”, who has been making his fed up with health measures heard since Thursday in front of the National Assembly, invites his supporters to return to the place around 11 a.m. on Sunday morning.
9:52 am | “Freedom convoy”: the SPVQ issues a warning to heavy goods vehicles
Sunday morning, the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ) issued a first warning to demonstrators whose vehicles are still parked near the National Assembly.
7:52 am | Big party in the streets of Ottawa
Freedom Convoy protesters once again turned the streets of downtown Ottawa into an open-air disco on Saturday night, much to the chagrin of nearby citizens who haven’t slept a wink for nine nights.
7:44 am | A disrupted supply chain
The supply chain in Quebec is definitely affected by convoys of truckers demanding the lifting of sanitary measures in the country, which would result in a hefty bill for companies.
7:40 am | Demonstration in Quebec: an arrest and around twenty reports
A man was arrested and around twenty statements of offense were issued on Saturday by the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ) in connection with the demonstration against sanitary measures.
7:08 | Good deals anyway
Restaurateurs and hoteliers in Quebec are heaving a sigh of relief, because the wave of cancellations which were feared in full tourist recovery seems to have been avoided, at least for the moment.
6:02 | “Freedom convoy” in Ottawa: a break from horns on Sunday morning
The organizing committee of the “Freedom Convoy” in Ottawa announced on Saturday that it will take a honking break on Sunday morning to honor military and health care workers.
6:00 a.m. | Valentine’s Day in times of pandemic: still a challenge for singles
Valentine’s Day, the feast of lovers, will once again be celebrated against the backdrop of a pandemic this year with all its constraints that complicate the lives of those looking for a soul mate.
5:40 am | Truck horns dangerous to health, expert says
An audiology expert is concerned for the health of residents in downtown Ottawa, who have been unable to sleep for 10 days now due to the torture of car horns in their city.
5:25 am | Residents already exasperated in Quebec
Incessant noise of horns, alcohol consumption and vans that smoke the public highway: the demonstrations are testing the patience of residents and some are already exhausted in upper town Quebec.
5:20 am | Big family release in Quebec
The dissatisfaction of many families was strongly heard yesterday in Quebec. They demanded an end to sanitary measures in order to ensure a better future for their children.