Whats behind Quebecs targeted approach to the 3rd

2022-04-05
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The month of March featured considerable swings in Quebec’s?messaging and action around the pandemic. If you’ve been having trouble keeping track, it’s understandable.

This week, the provincial government ordered schools and businesses in?Quebec City, Lévis and Gatineau to close, only days after gyms in Montreal were allowed to reopen and churches allowed to welcome a maximum of 250 people.

On Tuesday, Premier Fran?ois Legault said his government was watching the situation closely in select areas but insisted changes weren’t necessary — even as top experts, the province’s order of nurses?and public health officials were questioning the lack of restrictions.

A day later, he?called a 5 p.ms Tess Kalinowski. news conference and ordered three regions into lockdown, abruptly shifting them from an?orangeHealth authorities say AstraZeneca shots for those 50 and older will be available immediately at special clinics?zone in the province’s colour-coded ranking systems Nadine Yousif?to a darker, more restrictive?shade of red than in other red zones, including MontrealThe trial in Edmonton provincial court is expected to last three to four days..??

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