Premier François Legault said Thursday that he’s prepared to insist any returning international travellers quarantine in hotels for two weeks, at their own expense, upon their return to Canada. He also said Quebec's curfew could be extended if hospitalizations don't decrease.
By instituting the curfew on Jan. 9, the Legault government allowed convenience stores and gas stations to remain open and sell gasoline, food and automotive products, but banned the sale of tobacco and alcoholic beverages, which is frustrating for truckers who smoke cigarettes and may need to feed a craving.
The Jan. 8 announcement about a government-funded tutoring program for students having difficulty with their studies has still not become a reality on the ground, and time is running out, according to Parti Quebecois (PQ) education spokesperson Véronique Hivon.
Quebec could change its vaccine strategy based on discouraging new data out of Israel about the efficacy of the first dose, on its own, of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, says a top adviser in the province.
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.