Here you will find all the news related to this crisis which has hit the population, governments and the economy for several months.
Case: 99 006 885
Death: 2 125 373
Case: 743,988, including 253,633 in Quebec
Death: 19,015, including 9,478 in Quebec
ALL THE NEWS FOR SUNDAY JANUARY 24, 2021
3:13 pm | Canada added more than 4,000 COVID-19 cases to its toll on Sunday, on the eve of the first anniversary of the arrival of the new coronavirus in the country.
2:52 pm | Basketball: dogs to detect COVID-19
13:57 | COVID-19: ex-Bolivian president Evo Morales left the clinic
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales was allowed out on Sunday from the private clinic where he had been treated in isolation for two weeks after contracting COVID-19.
“I feel good, but I’m still coughing a little,” said Morales at a press conference where he also called on the population to respect preventive measures to avoid contagion.
One of the doctors accompanying him said he had “no serious complications or pulmonary sequelae,” but recommended a two-week recovery period to ensure full recovery.
Mr. Morales had been declared positive for the coronavirus in mid-January and hospitalized in Cochabamba (center), where he was notably treated by Cuban doctors, according to the local press.
13:47 | Just a few weeks ago, during the Christmas break, diver Meaghan Benfeito thought to stop everything, discouraged by the COVID-19 pandemic and all the uncertainty surrounding the next Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Courtesy Meaghan Benfeito
12:29 | COVID-19: clashes with police on the sidelines of anti-curfew protests in the Netherlands
12:12 | Under a grueling tropical sun, workers bustle about the huge Manaus cemetery, digging hundreds of new graves in the red earth where the dead from COVID-19 will be buried.
11:23 am | If the current COVID-19 vaccines prove ineffective against the various variants detected, the development of a new vaccine would take much less time.
11h00 | Quebec reports 1,457 additional cases and 41 deaths, bringing the total to 253,633 people infected and 9,478 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
10:45 am | The United States officially passed the threshold of 25 million COVID-19 cases on Sunday since the start of the pandemic, a few days after the entry into office of Joe Biden who made the fight against this disease his priority.
9.45am | Epidemiologist Nimâ Machouf sees the results of the colchicine study as a “glimmer of hope”, which could eventually ease the pressure that the COVID-19 pandemic places on hospitals.
8:45 am | The Parti Québécois (PQ) demanded on Sunday morning the improvement of the assistance offered to workers in the cultural sector, many of whom have lost their jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
8:15 am | The Centrale des unions du Québec (CSQ) and all of its federations affiliated to the school network urged the Legault government on Sunday morning to put in place measures to improve air quality in schools.
6:00 am | After almost a year of pandemic, Quebeckers are experiencing a kind of collective burnout, and the stress of the past few months has raised the level of anxiety.
6:00 am | A 101-year-old lady from Quebec has defeated COVID-19 in recent weeks, beating the odds to the delight of her five children, who still can’t believe it.
6:00 am | Le Journal spent an evening roaming the streets of Montreal with a worker who accompanies homeless people in their search for emergency shelter.. A few hours aboard the shuttle were enough to realize that it was almost impossible to find a bed after the 8 p.m. curfew.
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5:45 am | Germany to become the first country in the European Union to use the experimental antibody-based treatment given to Donald Trump against COVID-19Health Minister Jens Spahn announced on Sunday.
00h00 | Religious gatherings, hotel party, youth party; in 24 hours on Saturday, a multitude of events banned by the government in an attempt to control the COVID-19 pandemic were once again dismantled by the police.
Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my [email protected] 1-800-268-7116