The residents of Montreal and Laval will be able to breathe a little. The curfew is shifted from 21:30 to the Ile de Montreal and Laval islands from next Monday.
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“It will benefit many,” François Lego agreed on Tuesday at a press conference at the National Assembly.
In some hot regions, slightly shortening the health instructions may be helpful. Primary school students in Quebec and Chaudière Appalash will be able to return to school on May 3. Please note that this attenuation does not apply to Beauce.
“This really needs to be done gradually,” the prime minister insisted.
As such, high school students from these dark red areas will have to continue their distance learning. Secondary businesses will also have to remain closed, and the curfew will remain at 20:00.
This is the status quo in Outaouais. Therefore, emergency measures are extended again.
In terms of vaccinations, the COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to all pregnant women in Quebec from Wednesday, the government said.
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Further details will come later …