Nearly 40 people have died between two Quebec long-term care homes that have outbreaks of COVID-19. Staff say it's demoralizing, considering the extra infection-limiting measures now in place. But community transmission is just as important, says an expert.
With restrictions in classroom, less time with friends, and no after-school sports in red zones, experts and politicians say young Quebecers are more at risk now of developing mental health issues. Opposition parties said more funding will be needed.
While the government of Quebec said it wanted to bet on local companies to avoid a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) like gowns and masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it didn't renew its contracts with most of them, according to TechniTextile Quebec.
Quebec Premier François Legault made it clear he won't negotiate with gym or restaurant owners who threaten to break COVID-19 rules, and he called opposition parties not 'responsible' for undermining the restrictions. He also talked about Christmas plans.
The Legault government must 'pull itself together' and justify its decisions regarding COVID-19 restrictions or else Quebecers' trust will keep eroding by the day, according to all three of the province's opposition parties.
No matter what year it is, fall tends to bring a slew of coughing and sneezing, but if you're feeling under the weather in 2020, it's important to know the difference between the symptoms of a cold, influenza, seasonal allergies, or the novel coronavirus.
The novel coronavirus can live on different surfaces, sometimes for several hours, after an infected person coughs or sneezes on them. CTVNews.ca takes a look at some of these surfaces and common areas, and how long the virus can live on them.