The regions of Montreal, Chaudière-Appalaches and Capitale-Nationale should go to the orange alert level as of today, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases.
The official announcement should be made this afternoon in Montreal by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Christina Dubé. He will be accompanied by the National Director of Public Health, Dr Horacio Arruda and Deputy Strategic Advisor to the General Directorate of Public Health, Dr Éric Litvak.
On Saturday, Montreal reported 128 new cases of COVID-19, Chaudière-Appalaches 36 and Capitale-Nationale 60.
ALERT LEVELS IN THE REGIONS
Bas-Saint-Laurent: VERT vigilance level
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean: VERT vigilance level
Capitale-Nationale: ORANGE level moderate alert
Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: VERT vigilance level
Estrie: YELLOW level pre-alert
Montreal: ORANGE level moderate alert
Outaouais: YELLOW level pre-alert
Abitibi-Témiscamingue: VERT vigilance level
Côte-Nord: VERT vigilance level
Nord-du-Québec: VERT vigilance level
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine: VERT vigilance level
Chaudière-Appalaches: ORANGE level moderate alert
Laval: YELLOW level pre-alert
Lanaudière: VERT vigilance level
Laurentians: VERT vigilance level
Montérégie: VERT vigilance level
Nunavik: GREEN level vigilance
Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James: VERT vigilance level
Four levels have been established by the Government of Quebec to qualify the 18 regions of the province:
Tier 1 GREEN – Vigilance
Level 2 YELLOW – Early warning
Level 3 ORANGE – Moderate alert
Level 4 RED – Maximum alert
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