[LIVE SATURDAY, APRIL 11,] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT SAMEDI 11 AVRIL] Tous les développements de la pandémie

Whether in Québec or elsewhere on the planet, the pandemic COVID-19 plays with the life of the whole world.

You will find here all the news throughout the day, this crisis that hit the population, governments and the economy.

LAST BALANCE sheet | 7h43


:1 704 565


103 257

: at least 377 434


With the virus
: 22 148, including 11 677 in Quebec

: 568, 222 in Quebec

All the news about the COVID-19, Saturday 11 April 2020

7: 33 | COVID-19: more than 4,300 people dead and 70 000 cases in total in Iran.

To READ | A crisis that will have changed in Quebec.

5: 45 am | New decrease of deaths in Spain.

Spain has again reported today a decrease of the daily number of dead from the COVID-19, with 510 in 24 hours, bringing to 16 353 the total number of deaths in the country.

5h40 | “Put on your mask!” ordered the Morocco.

The patrols are deployed to Morocco to enforce a state of “health emergency” at a time when local manufacturers are launching all-out in production to meet the strong demand of its population of 35 000 million

4h01 | humans must cease to despise nature.

This is the “contempt” of our environment that has caused the crisis of the COVID-19, writes Jane Goodall, 86 years of age, the primatologist in the uk that has devoted his life to the defence of animals, including chimpanzees, and the environment. It is time to learn from our mistakes and try to avoid future disasters, she advocates.

2h50 | The economies of sub-saharan Africa hit by the COVID.

For the first time in 25 years, in sub-saharan Africa will experience an economic recession, predicts the world Bank. After a growth of 2.4% in 2019, the recession is expected to be achieved by 2020 between 2.1% and -5,1%.

00h50 | The prayer rather than the containment.

Faith in divine protection, defence of the economy and individual freedoms, or simple posture ideological: a handful of u.s. States stubbornly refuse to order a containment general population, despite the ravages of the coronavirus in the country.

Two of them, South Dakota and Iowa, have chosen to officially call in a day of collective prayer at the approach of Easter.

00h45 | The mafia took advantage of the distress of the poor.

In Italy, the mafia is on the prowl, ready to take advantage of the distress caused by the coronavirus in the poor to buy their loyalty and their good graces, and blows of food and ready-free, warns the author of Gomorrah.

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