LIVE | The latest developments on the coronavirus

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 1:20 p.m.

PLANETARY

Case: 178 896 869

Dead: 3,875,330

UNITED STATES

Case: 33 556 617

Dead: 602,208

CANADA

Ontario: 542,468 cases (9,022 deaths)

Quebec: 374,011 cases (11,191 deaths)

Alberta: 231,419 cases (2,292 deaths)

British Columbia: 147,131 cases (1,743 deaths)

Manitoba: 55,405 cases (1,125 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 48,490 cases (565 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 5,791 cases (90 deaths)

New Brunswick: 2,318 cases (45 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 1,383 cases (7 deaths)

Nunavut: 657 cases (4 deaths)

Prince Edward Island: 206 cases

Yukon: 187 cases (3 deaths)

Northwest Territories: 128 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 cases

Total: 1,409,607 cases (26,084 deaths)

NEW

13h | LIVE | “Means partys” everywhere in Quebec from Monday

François Legault has confirmed that all of Quebec will switch to “enhanced” green as of next Monday. In practice, 10 people can gather inside, 20 people outside. These measures apply to tables in restaurants and bars.

12.50pm | 2nd dose: Moderna can replace Pfizer

People vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine will be able to advance their 2nd dose with the Moderna vaccine, Quebec announces.

Nearly 2.6 million doses of the Moderna vaccine are expected during the weeks of June 28 and July 5.

11:17 am | LIVE | Justin Trudeau provides an update on the pandemic



AFP

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic as border easing was announced on Monday.

11:11 am | No new cases of COVID-19 in Quebec, a first in 10 months



The Capitale-Nationale Public Health is expected to announce today that it has not recorded any new cases of COVID-19 on its territory in 24 hours, a first since August 24, 2020.

11:06 am | The WHO “worried” about the easing around certain Euro matches



AFP

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday expressed concern about the easing of restrictions in some of the host countries of Euro-2020, calling for swift reactions after spikes in coronavirus cases near several stages of the competition.

“In some of the host cities, cases of Covid-19 are already on the rise in areas where matches are played,” notes Robb Butler, executive director of WHO Europe, in a written statement to AFP.

11am | Less than 100 cases for a 2nd day

Quebec reports 84 cases and 4 deaths, bringing the total to 374,095 infected people and 1195 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Yesterday, the province recorded 90 infections and no deaths.

THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF JUNE 22, 2021

– 374,095 people infected (+84)

– 11,195 deaths (+5)

– 161 people hospitalized (-7)

– 40 people in intensive care (+1)

– The direct debits totaled 16,367 for a total of 10,000,734

– 86,458 vaccine doses are added to the results, for a total of 7,472,859 doses received in Quebec

– Outside Quebec, a total of 18,825 doses were administered

10:28 am | All of Quebec in green next Monday

All of Quebec will go into the green zone as of next Monday. The information, first reported by TVA Nouvelles, was confirmed by the Prime Minister, François Legault.

Starting Friday, fully vaccinated people will also be able to remove their masks indoors, but in private areas only.

9:11 am | Merkel received a second Moderna dose after a first AstraZeneca dose

9:06 am | Moscow introduces compulsory health pass to go to restaurants

The Russian capital announced on Tuesday to impose a health pass to go to restaurants from June 28, in order to counter the outbreak of COVID-19 due to the Delta variant.

8:41 am | Virus: Portugal already facing the threat of the Delta variant

7:45 am | Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan delegation quarantined in Japan after positive COVID-19 case

7:29 am | Thailand: soon more quarantine in Phuket for vaccinated tourists

Thailand on Tuesday gave the green light to a pilot project that should allow tourists vaccinated against COVID-19 to stay, without quarantine, on the popular island of Phuket, a measure aimed at revitalizing the vital tourism sector, very affected by the pandemic.

6:51 am | COVID: Rwanda cancels marriages to fight spread of virus

Rwanda announced new restrictions on Monday evening to combat the spread of COVID-19 cases, including a ban on marriages and all gatherings.

5h35 | Vaccination behind the wheel is almost on neutral

The Dorval airport drive-thru vaccination site distributes barely a few hundred doses per day, while several vaccination clinics are overwhelmed and struggling to keep up with demand.


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Janelle B. Smith

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