[LIVE TUESDAY, MAY 5] All the developments of the pandemic

[EN DIRECT MARDI 5 MAI] 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 related to this crisis, which is hitting the population, governments and the economy.

LAST BALANCE sheet | 8h01


: 3 601 760

: 251 898

: 1 171 569


Affected by the virus
: 60 772, 32 623, Quebec

: 3854, 2280, Quebec

All the news of the Tuesday 5 may 2020

8h38 | Virus: approximately 100 000 cases confirmed officially by Iran.

Cases officially confirmed of the disease COVID-19 close to the $ 100 000 in Iran, where the slowdown of the spread of the disease observed since the beginning of April seems to mark a bearing, according to figures released Tuesday by Tehran.

In the last 24 hours, 1323 persons were tested positive to the virus of viral pneumonia, bringing to 99 970 the number of confirmed cases in Iran, said the spokesman of the ministry of Health, Kianouche Jahanpour during his press conference tv daily.

8: 26 | More than 6000 people have died of the coronavirus in three weeks in England in retirement homes, where the “drastic” situation continues to deteriorate, despite the recession of the epidemic in the United Kingdom.

8h17 | A emergency child care to Mascouche has been forced to close due to an outbreak of positive cases to the COVID-19.

7h28 | For Rafael Nadal, the season 2020 is “almost lost”.

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5h53 | France: the mobile application StopCovid ready on June 2, without Apple or Google.

The mobile application StopCovid, which should enable France to trace the contacts of people diagnosed positive for the coronavirus, will be ready on the 2nd June for the second phase of the déconfinement in this country, without having recourse to the platforms of Apple and Google, announced the secretary of State to Digital.

5: 38 | The pandemic continues to progress in Russia.

Russia reported Tuesday a new bond of more than ten thousand new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, for the third day in a row, knowing the more rapid progression of the pandemic in Europe.

According to official figures, 10 102 new cases were registered, only slightly less than the previous two days. Russia now has 155 370 cases and 1451 dead.

5h34 | Simons in serious difficulty.

La Maison Simons will not come out unscathed from this crisis. While the bills were piling up, management concedes that it does currently none of the scenarios, such as restructuring or the addition of new investors, to maintain its financial health, and weather the storm.

5h22 | A volunteer for 36 hiv-infected patients on a floor.

A voluntary night in a CHSLD has been left practically alone on a floor that is hosting 36 patients with COVID-19, to the point of having to change diapers without having been trained for this task.

“I’m not in the mood to take pity. I want it to stop”, said Amina Khilaji, 28 years old, in an interview with The Journal.

5: 16 | Quebecers are now shopping afraid.

Fearing an infection, the COVID-19, Quebecers are more fearful than ever to do their shopping. To such an extent that nearly half of them admit that they wipe their groceries using disinfectant once back to the house.

This is revealed by a pan-canadian study, conducted by the University of Dalhousie and the Angus Reed, whose results must be made public Tuesday.

4h52 | Or quarantine, or plot: at charles de gaulle airport, passengers bewildered and worried

Neither thermometer, nor a contact form to fill out, passports, handled without gloves and an airport “empty, empty, empty”: for those travelers who arrived or left Paris, moving to Paris in the full pandemic was disconcerting, sometimes frightening.

4h38 | The coronavirus will continue to kill, the déconfinement advance with caution.

The coronavirus has made more than 250 000 deaths in the world, and will continue to kill in the course of the next few months, according to experts, despite a reflux apparent the pandemic that has led many States to ease the restrictions imposed on their populations.

4h13 | Spain: 280 000 unemployed in April, especially in the tourism industry.

Spain has identified 282.891 additional unemployed persons in April, mainly in the tourism, due to the impact of the pandemic coronavirus, announced on Tuesday that the ministry of Labour.

The volume of the allowances paid to the unemployed has reached a “historic record”, with an increase of almost 137% in the number of beneficiaries in April on a year, says the ministry in a press release.

4h01 | Uk: over 6 million persons in partial unemployment.

Some 6.3 million people have been placed on partial unemployment in the United Kingdom, taking advantage of the compensation of the urgency of the british government in the face of the crisis of the sars coronavirus, said on Monday evening the minister of Finance Rishi Sunak.

This represents about one-fifth of the british working population, which amounted to 34.4 million people, according to the latest statistics.

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