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COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know on Monday

Quebec is expected to extend many of the restrictions in the province's red zones at an announcement later today. Here's what you need to know.

28-day partial lockdown was supposed to end on Wednesday in red zones

Quebec has now recorded more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19. Quebec leads Canada in both the number of cases and number of deaths. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press)
  • Quebec reported 808 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 more deaths on Monday, two of which were in the past 24 hours. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 100,922 confirmed cases and 6,153 people have died. 
  • There are 543 people in hospital (a decrease of eight), including 93 in intensive care (a decrease of four).  Here's a guide to the numbers.
  • Having trouble keeping track of what's now closed? Consult our list.
  • CBC Montreal is collecting stories from Quebecers who have recovered from COVID-19. If you would like to share your experience, please get in touch.

Quebec is expected to extend many of the restrictions in the province's red zones at an announcement later today, sources have told Radio-Canada. 

The 28-day partial lockdown was supposed to end on Wednesday. However, Premier François Legault has said the measures will stay in place until the number of cases goes down.

Legault will hold a news conference at 5 p.m. today.

There were 879 new cases and 11 new deaths reported Sunday, as Quebec surpassed 100,000 cases of the coronavirus.

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What are the symptoms of COVID-19? 

  • Fever. 
  • New or worsening cough. 
  • Difficulty breathing. 
  • Sudden loss of smell without a stuffy nose.
  • Gastrointestinal issues (such as nausea, diarrhea).  

If you think you may have COVID-19, the government asks that you call 1‑877‑644‑4545 to schedule an appointment at a screening clinic. 

Quebec government reminders for preventing the spread of COVID-19: 

  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Wear a mask or face covering when physical distancing is not possible. Wearing a mask is mandatory in enclosed public spaces across the province.
  • Stay at least two metres away from other people as much as possible. 
  • Self-isolate for 14 days after returning from a stay outside the country.

You can find information on COVID-19 in the province here and information on the situation in Montreal here

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