[LIVE THURSDAY 23 APRIL] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT JEUDI 23 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 | 8h47


Case: 2 647 512
Dead: 184 372
Restored: at least 715 191


Affected by the virus : 40 190, 20 126, Quebec
Death : 1 974, 1041 Quebec

All the news of the April 23, 2020

8h47 | Greece extends the containment until 4 may.

8h13 | Loto-Quebec is freezing the salaries of its officers.

To READ | foreseeable Catastrophe in NURSING homes: the auditor general had already sounded the alarm… in 2012.

5: 13 am | More than 22, 000 deaths in Spain.

Spain has surpassed 22 000 people died of the novel coronavirus on Thursday after a slight increase in the number of deaths in 24 hours for the third consecutive day, announced the ministry of Health.

4: 40 am | The fight will be long, warns WHO.

The fight against the new coronavirus to be a long, warned the world health Organization (who), which warns against any relaxation of the States eager to kick-start their economies plunged into recession by weeks of confinement.

4h12 | american Withdrawal from the WHO: China will give 30 million additional dollars.

China announced Thursday that it will pay an additional $ 30 million to the world health Organization (WHO), a decision that came just days after the us retreat in the institution.

To READ | Several elders of NURSING conducted in hospitals in recent weeks have died, not of the coronavirus, but because they had lacked water and food.

Time of 3h48 | Ryanair do revolera not if the office environment must remain empty.

The boss of Ryanair, Michael O’leary, warned that the company’s low-cost irish will not start to fly if it is required to keep its seats in the middle row empty in order to maintain a safe distance in the face of the sars coronavirus.

2h35 | Vietnam starts to come out of containment.

Zero official death and less than 300 cases reported: the height of its apparent success in the face of the coronavirus thanks to a strict policy of quarantine and follow-up of individuals, Vietnam is beginning to get out of the containment.

0h46 | United States, Georgia reopened its shops in spite of the coronavirus and the critics.

The governor of Georgia has authorized some parts of the economy to reopen Friday in this southern State of the United States, a decision criticized by local officials and even by Donald Trump, for which the measurement is precipitated in the full pandemic of sars coronavirus.

0h14 | New economic aid program in Germany.

The coalition government of German chancellor Angela Merkel had decided in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, a new program of economic aid valued at 10 billion euros (about 15 billion dollars), including a boost to unemployment benefits.

0h09 | 14 additional cases on a cruise ship docked in Japan.

At least 48 members of the crew of a cruise ship docked at the japanese port of Nagasaki have been tested positive for the Covid-19, 14 more than the day before, announced Thursday the local authorities.

0h05 | A regression of human rights would be “unacceptable”, according to the UN.

The secretary-general of the united nations, Antonio Guterres, stressed on Thursday, without identifying States, it would be “unacceptable” that countries benefit from the spread of coronavirus to reduce the human rights, by revealing a report devoted to this theme.

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