[LIVE, JUNE 17,] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT 17 JUIN] 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 as AT 15: 00


Case : 8 266 693
Death : 445 541


Case : 99 774, 54 263 in Quebec
Death : 8213, 5269, Quebec


15h45 | A drug from the family of steroids is very promising in the treatment of the COVID-19, the dexamethasone will be administered to patients at the CHUM.

15h12 | The City of Montreal will invest $ 22 million to stimulate the economy, with measures to revive the commercial streets, help businesses to adapt to the new context and encourage the purchase and the local culture, for example.

15h03 | three months of its new dates, the hypothesis of play at Roland Garros behind closed doors is “absolutely” ruled out by the French Federation of tennis (FFT) who organizes it. An ambition, which contrasts with the experience of the US Open only two weeks earlier.

14h39 | places of worship will be able to reopen their doors as of June 22, in Quebec, but they will not be able to accommodate more than 50 believers at the time.

14h26 | selected candidates in the program to become a servant to the beneficiaries through a paid training express are disillusioned.

13h36 | COVID-19 : a new to be taken seriously for the MLS and the NBA.

13h32 | Despite the decline in the number of new cases, the quarantine of deaths linked to the COVID-19 has, however, been recorded Wednesday in Canada.

12h48 | The chief coroner of Quebec undertook a public survey on NURSING homes.

11h09 | The psychological impact of the pandemic would be less important in Quebec and in Canada than in the United States, reveals a study conducted by the University of Sherbrooke.

11: 05 | Quebec is home to 29 new deaths.

11: 00 | “This is not finished,” says Dr. Arruda.

10h51 | arenas and gyms will re-open starting June 22.

10h21 | The organization of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, it was announced Wednesday that the tournament in 2020 will not take place due to the pandemic of sars coronavirus.

8h18 | Coronavirus: Sweden crosses the bar of 5000 dead.

7h22 | More than 100 new deaths for the fourth consecutive day.

More than 100 new deaths were recorded on Wednesday in Iran for the fourth consecutive day, according to the authorities, who have questioned rallies in provinces at high risk to explain an increase in infections.

“The organization of gatherings, such as weddings and funerals, is one of the main reasons for the increase of infections with the novel coronavirus in the provinces red “, the highest level of risk according to the color code adopted by Tehran, said the vice-minister of Health, Iraj Harirchi.

“In a province, 120 people have been infected during a single wedding,” he said, quoted by the agency Isna.

The spokesperson of the ministry of Health, Sima Sadat Lari, has given a new official report of 9158 dead, after 120 deaths these past 24 hours.

This is the balance sheet daily the most important in Iran since the 11th of April.

6h48 | Virus: the Germany wants to ban large gatherings, up to November at least.

6.37 | Honduras: the president and his wife to be positive in the coronavirus.

The president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, has announced that he and his wife had been tested positive to the new coronavirus that continues to rage in Latin America.

“During the weekend, I started to feel pain, and today I have been diagnosed as infected by the disease COVID-19 “, said Tuesday the press the president, 51 years old.

He added that he would continue to perform his duties “telework” while following a treatment for ” mild symptoms “. His wife, Ana García, is “asymptomatic” currently, he said.

At the same time, Mr. Hernandez has lamented the”collapse” of the hospital system to cope with the great number of sick, and announced the shipment Tuesday of brigades in San Pedro Sula (North) and in the capital, the main foci of contagion, to take care of home the people with the coronavirus.

READ | Return class “more normal” this fall.

Jean-François Roussel, director of the Polyvalente de Charlesbourg in Quebec city, recognises that young people must make an effort of adaptation to the school. But this is nothing compared to the constraints that have been imposed over the last few months, ” he said.

5h26 | The screenings are free-falling in the province.

After having affirmed that the screening was the sinews of war against the COVID-19, Quebec has observed that fewer people are testing, especially in Montreal, where we will drop the mobile clinics in the bus as soon as Friday.

4: 40 am | In speakeasies of Libreville, on trinque despite the coronavirus.

4h09 | In Russia, a “tunnel ” disinfectant” to access the Putin.

The Russian authorities have installed a sas disinfection that asparagus products the visitors are allowed access to president Vladimir Putin in his residence, in order not to risk contamination with the novel coronavirus.

2h03 | The european car market was down from 52.3% in may.

A victim of the pandemic, the european car market has still fallen from 52.3% in may from a year earlier, less heavily than in April, however, thanks to the reopening of the dealers in many countries, according to data released Wednesday.

0h57 | WHO greet a breakthrough research, Beijing worried.

British researchers announced on Tuesday that having “a major breakthrough” in the treatment of seriously ill patients by the COVID-19, at a time when China is facing an alarming outbreak of the disease in Beijing

0h29 | More than 2000 dead added in a day in India, 11 903 in total.

The human toll of the epidemic of coronavirus in India has increased from 2000 dead in a day, bringing the total to 11 903 deaths in the giant of South Asia, according to new official figures on Wednesday.

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