The government is asking people in red zones more than ever to avoid traveling to other areas. But did people listen to Prime Minister Legault’s appeal?
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For example, in Saint-Sauveur, in the Laurentians, which is in the orange zone, dozens of people strolling on Principale Street throughout the day, mostly locals. Everyone wanted to make the most of the good weather on this long Thanksgiving weekend.
They pretty much all had the same message for tourists and asked them to stay home.
“The people of Saint-Sauveur followed the instructions. Here, we do not have a case of COVID-19; an active case, we do not have one. We want to stay like that ”, said Mayor Jacques Gariépy, in an interview with the TVA Nouvelles camera.
Among the people we met in Saint-Sauveur, there were some anti-masks who deny the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an interview with LCN, the Minister of Health, Christian Dubé, had a message for them: “I repeat, we will have to hammer home the message, we must have more tickets among these people because most Quebecers made efforts, ”he hammered.
On the Quebec side, the police came to the city limits to educate motorists about non-essential travel between regions.