COVID-19 in Quebec: Everything you need to know this weekend
By Lela S.
Quebec reported 88 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and no new deaths.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 374,406 confirmed cases and 11,202 people have died.
There are 135 people in hospital (a decrease of 8), including 40 in intensive care (an increase of two).
65,578 doses of vaccine were administered in the province over the last 24 hours, for a total of 7,761,010.
80 per cent of the eligible population in the province (age 12 and up) have received one dose of vaccine, and 24 per cent have received two doses.
Quebec is set to move to GREEN ZONE on Monday
On Monday, Quebec will be moving to the lowest level on the COVID-19 alert system. The restrictions in this zone will include:
Travel between regions and cities is allowed
10 people/3 families allowed to gather in private indoor spaces with masks (unless everyone is fully vaccinated -> 2 doses)
20 people/3 families allowed to gather outdoors with social distancing, but if it’s not possible, with masks
Bars and restaurants have a limit of 10 people/3 households per table
Museums, zoos, aquariums, etc. open with masks.
Cinemas are open with a limit of 250 people
More details at the Quebec COVID-19 website.
Daily COVID-19 data will no longer be updated on weekends
The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) on Friday announced that daily COVID-19 data will no longer be updated on weekends or on public holidays. Updates will only come Monday to Friday starting this weekend.
A summary for the days of Friday and Saturday, with the exception of hospitalization and intensive care data, will be updated the following Monday.