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

All of Quebec is now a green zone, but the Montreal Canadiens say there is no truth to the rumour a larger crowd will be allowed at the Bell Centre. Here's what you need to know.

The entire province is now a green zone

Quebec is now entirely a green zone, as more and more people in the province receive their second doses to COVID-19 vaccines. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)
  • Quebec reported 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and no new deaths. There has been a total of 254 new cases since Friday.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 374,660 confirmed cases and 11,203 people have died.
  • There are 124 people in hospital (a decrease of 11 since Friday), including 31 in intensive care (a decrease of nine over the weekend). 
  • 73,754 doses of vaccine were administered in the province over the last 24 hours, for a total of 8,053,529.
  • 80 per cent of the eligible population in the province (age 12 and up) have received one dose of vaccine, and 27 per cent have received two doses.

Daily COVID-19 data is no longer updated by Quebec's health ministry on weekends or on public holidays. You can always find data on cases, hospitalization and vaccination rates in real time here.


The entire province is now in the lowest alert level of Quebec's colour-coded COVID-19 alert system, which allows for more relaxed restrictions on social gatherings and group sports.

Ten people are allowed to gather inside private residences and 20 people outdoors. Bars and restaurants are also allowed to accommodate larger groups per table and player limits on organized sports have increased. 

As of Friday, people who have received two vaccine doses against COVID-19 were permitted to gather indoors without masks. So far, 24 per cent of Quebec's eligible population is fully vaccinated.

Full details on the changes as of today are available on the province's website

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Second dose flexibility 

People looking to book a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will soon be able to do so at a different location through the Clic Santé website.

Until now, the website has only offered appointments for a second dose at the same location you received your first one.

Starting Tuesday, it will offer appointments at many locations in the same region as the initial appointment.

The Health Ministry said several walk-in clinics are already offering Moderna to those who received Pfizer for a first dose.

Despite fewer deliveries of Pfizer in the coming weeks, the ministry said appointments already made will be honoured.

No changes to Bell Centre capacity

The Montreal Canadiens and representatives from the Quebec government have refuted rumours that the Bell Centre capacity will be increased from 3,500 for games later this week against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

In a statement on Twitter, the Canadiens said discussions with authorities are ongoing.

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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, vomiting).
  • Sore throat, runny or stuffy nose.
  • Generalized muscle pain.
  • Headache.
  • Fatigue.
  • Loss of appetite.

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.  

To reserve an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine, you can go on the online portal quebec.ca/covidvaccine. You can also call 1-877-644-4545.

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

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