World News – GB – «  Stay at home  », Minister of Health urges Quebeckers as COVID-19 cases increase


Unlike the first wave of the pandemic, which could be attributed to travelers before it settles in residences for the elderly, this one breaks out across Quebec, says Christian Dubé

QUEBEC – As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, Quebec’s health minister admitted on Tuesday that it was really difficult to say with certainty where the new infections are coming from

Unlike the first wave of the pandemic, which could be attributed to travelers before it took hold in senior residences, this one is appearing in all kinds of places and across Quebec, said Christian Dubé

« It’s really hard to say, » Dubé said at a press conference taking stock of the pandemic situation « Do they receive it at work, do they receive it in hospitals or do they receive it at school?

« It’s very hard to know exactly where you got it that’s the reason we’re saying right now we’re closing all the places we can be together because we don’t know exactly

Dubé made the remarks on the day Quebec set a one-day record of 1,364 new cases There were 17 additional deaths and 36 new hospitalizations This is the fifth consecutive day of more than 1,000 new cases

# COVID19 – In Quebec, the situation is as follows: 20,339 samples taken on Oct 422380 analyzes performed on Oct 4, 154321 negative cases on Oct 5, 81014 cases confirmed on Oct 5 For more information on the situation in Quebec: https: // tco / fiqW5E4y8R

Dubé admitted he was deeply concerned about the numbers The government is expected to announce on Wednesday that the Center-du-Quebec region has become the province’s fourth red zone

« It’s not just theory, » Dubé said, pointing out that what is happening is what public health predicted a few weeks ago. It takes about 10 days for such data to appear into account given the incubation time of the virus, this means that the effects of people who gather for Tam-Tams on Mount Royal are not detected right away but end up being detected, Dubé said

He repeated Quebec’s message – particularly aimed at young people – regarding the limitation of all forms of social contact in the red zones, especially as Quebec is heading towards the Thanksgiving long weekend

As the numbers skyrocket, opposition parties have resumed their attacks, complaining that the government always appears to be reacting to events instead of ahead of the wave Public confidence is eroding as government loses power control, Liberal leader Dominique Anglade said at a morning press conference

« Instead of visiting Quebec this summer to advertise Bill 61 (the failed infrastructure bill), they should have spent the whole summer preparing the boarding schools and testing hospital systems, ”said Anglade

It refers to the summer tour of Prime Minister François Legault in Quebec to meet local health officials, a tour also undertaken at the same time by the director of public health, Horacio Arruda

Later, rising in the legislature, Anglade angered Legault by showing a graph showing that the number of cases started to skyrocket on September 15 She said that even taking into account populations of different sizes, the Quebec now has double the number of new COVID-19 cases than provinces like Ontario and Alberta

« People are sitting at home and wondering how did we get to this, » Anglade said, adding that Quebec had the worst record of the pandemic in the first wave and was thus heading in the second

Legault responded by warning Anglade to compare Quebec with a list of jurisdictions larger than Ontario and Alberta.If she did, she would see that the province is not much worse than some other cities in North America

« What would she have done differently? » Legault broken « She is unable to give us an idea, a suggestion. Just whine »

But Dubé, who was alone at his press conference without Arruda, insisted that Quebec had not been caught taking a nap

« I’m glad we were ready because of the severity and how quickly the second wave hits, » Dubé said « But we can’t control how people react to the measurements

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