Whether in Québec or elsewhere on the planet, the pandemic COVID-19 plays with the life of the whole world.
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All the news of Wednesday 29th of April 2020
7h11 | Germany extends until mid-June, his warning the world for travel.
The German minister of foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday the extension until mid-June of his warning world travel and tourism abroad because of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.
“We are not yet at the point where we can recommend without worry travel “abroad,” that is why it is necessary to extend the warning about travel in the world in mid-June, ” said Heiko Maas during a press conference in Berlin.
7: 10am | Event in Ukraine in order to soften the containment.
Hundreds of small entrepreneurs protested Wednesday in the centre of Kiev to demand an easing of the containment imposed by the authorities to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Blocking traffic on a central street, the protesters masked, gathered outside the seat of the government demanding to lift as soon as Friday, a portion of the existing restrictions, that is, two weeks before the date envisaged by the authorities.
“Even a day of your protection, and we will cease to exist ! “, could be read on posters hung on the cars of protesters.
6h48 | JO Tokyo: the report is going to cost “hundreds of millions of dollars” to the IOC.
The postponement to 2021 Tokyo olympic Games due to the new coronavirus will be, for the international olympic Committee (IOC) in an extra cost of ” several hundreds of millions of dollars “, said on Wednesday its president Thomas Bach.
“We already know that we will need to support several hundreds of millions of dollars of costs due to the postponement,” said the German in a letter addressed to the olympic movement.
6h34 | Coronavirus in Spain: rebound in the number of dead, but a record of people who have been cured.
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6: 00 am | #culturedici : Quebecor is launching a movement to support the culture.
5h18 | The French Health minister Olivier Véran said on Wednesday to take “very seriously” the appearance in France of cases of children affected by an inflammatory disease, a serious, stressing that there was not yet enough evidence to make a link with the new coronavirus.
4: 54a.m. | Covid, Corona and Lockdown, of the names now in vogue in Asia.
4h25 | Coronavirus: China will send 10 million screening tests to Australia.