While the cases remain at a high level in Quebec, we feel that measurement fatigue is setting in. Despite the prohibitions, many gatherings have taken place in the last few hours.
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The photo of a dinner that took place in the Saguenay was widely shared on social networks.
You can see about twenty guests gathered around a table. The people give the finger of honour “to the Arruda government,” it says.
Even though the people present seem to be defying health regulations, the Sûreté du Québec is not in a position to say whether there will be an investigation.
Also in the Saguenay, police officers had to put an end to two illegal gatherings in residences. Four reports of infections were issued.
In Quebec City, hundreds of demonstrators showed up in front of the parliament on Saturday without masks and without distancing themselves. Thirty-four statements of offence were issued for non-compliance with health measures.
In the Montmorency Falls area, the police dismantled a gathering of young people who were about to have a party. The young people cooperated and no report was issued.