The Fleurdelysé at half-mast over the parliament of Québec
July 16, 2020 11h42
Updated at 14h18
COVID-19: the Quebec regrets 10 deaths of more
The canadian Press
The number of new cases of coronavirus has jumped from 142 Thursday, in Quebec, to 57 001.
The balance sheet has increased to 10 deaths, including one that occurred prior to July 8, for a total of 5646.
Eight people were hospitalized, is 277, and the number of patients to the intensive care unit was unchanged at 20.
There were 54 more cases in the Montreal region, for a total of 27 boeing 787 aircraft. There were 5886 infections in the region of Laval and 8278 in the Montérégie region.
The other developments of the day
The reintegration part of the staff of the québec government, in office buildings will begin next Saturday. The minister responsible for government Administration and chair of the Conseil du trésor, Sonia LeBel, specifies that the reentry will take place with a maximum occupancy level of 25 % of the capacity of work environments.
The Center of the communications security establishment of Canada (CSE) said that cyberactivités malicious are very likely to have been undertaken for plunder of the information and intellectual property relating to the development and testing of vaccines against the novel coronavirus.
A strategy is deployed in order to increase the capacity of clinics without an appointment, on the entire territory of Montréal. As soon as Friday, with a capacity for more than 1000 screening tests additional will be offered in different clinics without an appointment for the Montreal area open mostly 7 days on 7. This increase represents about one-third of the total number of daily tests currently done in clinics without an appointment.
To DISCOVER : the detailed map of The COVID-19 prepared by Benoît Lalonde, head of practical work and research in the Department of geography, and Stéfano Biondo, cartothécaire at the Centre GéoStat of the Library, Université Laval