[LIVE 23 MAY] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 23 MAI] Tous les développements de la pandémie

Whether in Québec or elsewhere on the planet, the pandemic of the COVID-19 disrupts our lives.

You will find here all the news throughout the day related to this crisis, which is hitting the population, governments and the economy.

BALANCE sheet at 10h29


: 5 240 905

: 338 762


: 82 480, 46 141 Quebec

: 6250, 3865, Quebec

All news 23 may

10h29 | screening Test: “Do not hesitate a second,” advises the minister, Chantal Rouleau.

To READ | Of rare cases of COVID-19 in cats.

9h16 | Iran : new relief measures that will be taken against the virus.

The iranian authorities announced Saturday a new relief of the measures taken against the disease COVID-19, they assert control in nearly one-third of the provinces of the islamic Republic.

Ten of the 31 provinces of Iran are now in “phase containment” of the epidemic of viral pneumonia, said president Hassan Rohani during a televised speech, without naming these provinces, and will expand on what this means in concrete terms.

Iran, which reported its first cases of contamination to the virus in February, is by far the most affected country by the pandemic in the Near and Middle East.

Since April, it is engaged in a plan of gradual return to normal.

9h14 | Viruses : dozens of people after a mass in Frankfurt.

Forty people have been infected by the new coronavirus after attending a mass at Frankfurt in early may, Germany, reported on Saturday a number of media.

Six of them were admitted to the hospital, according to the news agency DPA, which cites the local health authorities.

This religious office would have been celebrated in a protestant church baptist on may 10, a few days after the reopening of places of worship in Germany, reports the local daily newspaper ” Frankfurter Rundschau “.

In the township of Main-Kinzig-Kreis, on the outskirts of the city, the local authorities had already announced on Friday that the contamination of 16 people who attended ” an event in Frankfurt “.

9h13 | Spain: foreign tourists will be able to come back from July.

To READ | This is not because the schools are closed and hundreds of thousands of students have not set foot in a classroom since the month of march that there is nothing going on in the quebec school system.

Teachers throughout the province of Quebec stir heaven and earth to make sense of this very strange school year, upset by the COVID-19.

To READ | After you have helped the victims of hurricane Katrina and the attacks of September 11, 2001, a nurse in montreal now ready to hand a new crisis : that of the coronavirus.

6h33 | Air Canada makes him pay 1112 $ for a refund of 2753 $.

Air Canada did pay 1112 $ to a customer to reimburse him for the sum of 2753 $ in connection with the cancellation of a family trip planned for this summer.

To READ | The situation is going better and better in the accommodation centres, and long-term care (CHSLDS) and private residences for seniors (EPS) of Quebec, even if it is too early to declare victory.

6h24 | The new coronavirus is sweeping Latin America.

The new coronavirus continues its inexorable progress in Latin America, to become “epicentre” of the pandemic, in particular in Brazil, the second country, identifying the most cases in the world, behind the United States.

5h58 | Yes, cleaning services are allowed in Quebec.

Cleaning services residential are permitted in the province of Quebec, even if the pandemic COVID-19 remains a threat to the public health, wishes to inform the ministry of the Economy.

5h44 | school boards are preparing for the worst.

Even if Quebec is expected that all students will be back in the classroom this fall, school boards are preparing still other scenarios, including that of a teaching 100% at a distance because of a possible second wave of cases of COVID-19.

5h33 | Quebec is set on fire for the BBQ.

Number of Quebecers flocked to the butcher on Friday, despite the rise in the price of beef, to give grilled food that they were finally able to devour with family and friends.

5h28 | back to major for the real estate sector.

The hangover that will follow the pandemic of COVID-19 promises to be long and painful for the real estate sector, and this, even if Québec is to be found in a much better position than many other provinces at the present time.

5h21 | COVID-19: First Nations welcome the help of the federal aboriginal organizations.

Archive. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Perry Bellegarde

5h08 | Texas, bars are taking all the precautions to accommodate their customers.

1h05 | Stuck in Finland due to the coronavirus, the Estonian workers can (finally) return to the country.

1h04 | In Greece, the black sheep of the scanning in Europe, the public administration has accelerated its transition to digital at the time of telework and social distancing, because of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, according to experts.

0h58 | The proportion of young adults who died of the coronavirus is higher in Brazil than in most other countries, especially among the poorest, who have more difficulty to comply with the rules of social distancing.


0h58 | Peru, poverty and vulnerabilities of the containment to it to pack the epidemic of coronavirus.

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