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François Legault declares state of health emergency

François Legault declares state of health emergency
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Quebec Premier François Legault announced at his daily press conference on Saturday that the government has passed a province-wide health emergency for a minimum period of 10 days.

Legault, is asking seniors 70+ to stay home, banning visits to hospitals, seniors residences, and long-term care centres. He also restated that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should reduce the number of travellers coming to Canada to help stop the pandemic.

There has been 4 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Quebec, bringing the total to 21 in the province.

READ MORE: All you need to know on COVID-19

Source montreal.ctvnews.ca

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