Whether in Quebec or elsewhere on the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives.
You will find here, throughout the day, all the news concerning the crisis affecting the population, governments and the economy.
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306,468; 126,054 in Quebec Death:
11,086; 6675 in Quebec
ALL NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020
0h43 | Will poor countries have access to a vaccine against Covid-19? The question arises after the announcement of Pfizer and BioNTech this week on a vaccine they are developing, “90% effective”.
0h00 | The spread of COVID-19 is reaching new heights in the school system. The virus is now present in one in three schools, and the number of closed groups continues to climb.
File photo, Stevens Leblanc
TO READ | The slim hope that restaurant, bar and gym owners were clinging to of reopening on November 23 has been dashed by Francois Legault, who has no plans to ease restrictions anytime soon.
Photo Martin Alarie
Alain Creton, owner of the Chez Alexandre brasserie in Montreal, will not be able to open his dining room for the holiday season. The atmosphere is “gloomy” among restaurateurs of his knowledge, he says.