Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Monday
Due to the continued decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, all regions of Quebec are now above the province’s highest pandemic alert level.
Montreal, Laval and several smaller cities-the only areas in Quebec that maintain a red alert level-have today been reduced to a lower orange alert level.
This allows Gym and restaurant reopen And see high school students returning to full-time face-to-face learning instead of taking online courses on alternate days.
In Quebec’s largest city, this is the first time since the end of September that restaurants have been allowed to open, but the orange zone restriction stipulates that each table can only have up to two adults who do not share an address.
Restrictions in several other areas of the province are also being relaxed, and some areas have entered the province’s minimum alert level. “Green” level, Allowing indoor gatherings of up to 10 people.
This change occurred after the province reported no additional deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
-From Canadian media and CBC News, the last update time is 7 am Eastern Time
What’s happening in canada
As of early Monday morning, Canada had reported 1,392,563 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 24,194 were considered active. The death toll on CBC News is 25,724. To date, more than 26 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated across the country. CBC’s vaccine tracker.
A total of 20 COVID-19 cases were reported in Atlantic Canada on Sunday, of which 12 were in Nova Scotia, Five Newfoundland and Labrador And three New Brunswick. No new case report Prince Edward Island.
New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jennifer Russell, urged people to sign up for vaccinations over the weekend as the province is working hard to achieve its goal of vaccinating 75% of the eligible population before the end of the year. on Monday.
Russell said: “There are thousands of appointments available today, and tomorrow we will push it to the end.” All weekend.
Ontario, At the same time, another 10 deaths and 663 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
In the prairie provinces, Manitoba Three other deaths and 221 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Sunday.
Saskatchewan Health officials on Sunday reported no new deaths and 73 new cases COVID-19.
In the entire north, there are no new cases Nunavut or North-west region on Sunday.in Yukon TerritoryAt the same time, the official announcement of the outbreak of the gold mine Three people tested positive For COVID-19.
British Columbia The updated data for the weekend will be reported later on Monday.
-From CBC News and Canadian media, the last update time is 7 am EST
What is happening around the world
According to Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracking tool, as of early Monday morning, more than 173.3 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide. The reported global death toll exceeds 3.7 million.
in Africa, Uganda re-imposed strict lockdowns on Sunday, including closing schools and suspending cross-regional travel, to help contain the surge in cases.
inside Asia Pacific In the region, after the devastating second wave of coronavirus that killed hundreds of thousands of people, major cities in India have reopened for business.
After the COVID-19 outbreak in recent days has sickened dozens of people, residents of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou will not be able to leave unless they can prove that it is absolutely necessary to do so.
Officials said that the Philippines will open vaccination campaigns this week to allow approximately 35 million people to work outdoors, such as public transportation personnel, to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and open up the economy.
inside AmericaThis week, President Joe Biden met with the leaders of the Group of Seven in a British seaside village. This will bring a new focus of uniting American allies against common opponents-the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia and China.
inside middle EastAccording to local media reports, the United Arab Emirates reported 1,968 new COVID-19 cases and 3 other deaths on Monday.
in EuropeThe European Medicines Agency emphasized the guidance to doctors, which requires them to avoid heparin when treating rare blood clots and low platelet counts in patients receiving AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.
At the same time, due to the rising number of infections in Portugal, many frustrated British tourists returned home from a shorter-than-expected holiday in the Algarve on Sunday before the 10-day quarantine took effect early next week.
-From the Associated Press, Reuters, and CBC News, last updated at 6:55 am EST