With many Quebecers at home in quarantine this week, both staying in and leaving the house can pose health risks. 'You can get out of that hot apartment' if needed, health authorities say, but take precautions.
Quebec director of public health Horacio Arruda’s order concerning the wearing of respiratory protection equipment, including N95 masks, is being challenged in the Superior Court with health workers wanting it declared invalid.
MTY Food Group Inc. reported a second-quarter loss of $99.1 million as the company took a $120.3-million non-cash impairment charge related to property, plant and equipment, intangible assets and goodwill due to the pandemic.
A new testing clinic in the town of Mercier reached full capacity within two hours on Thursday -- a sign of how seriously local residents are taking their COVID-19 outbreak, including many young people.
Experts say defining the end of the COVID-19 pandemic will be a long and difficult process, one that will vary largely by country. But most agree we will remain in pandemic territory until there are only occasional traces of localized cases that are quickly contained.
The chances of contracting COVID-19 through the ventilation in your home appear extremely slim, but there is still enough uncertainty around the virus that some scientists recommend being as proactive as possible in minimizing potential risks.