[EN DIRECT 18 NOVEMBRE 2020] All developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

LAST ASSESSMENT

WORLD

  • Case: 55 562 616
  • Death: 1 337 343

CANADA

  • Case: 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.


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

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.

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