The Premier of Quebec, François Legault, reports on the most recent assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic. The most recent reports 9,340 cases of COVID-19, 760 more than than Monday. To date,150 people have died from the disease; that's an increase of 29 deaths from Monday. The number of hospitalizations rose to 583, 50 more than on Monday. Of these, 164 people are still in intensive care. For hospitalizations and intensive care, the increase stabilizes, said Legault. But while this is encouraging, the battle is not won.
Premier Legault, had an important message to all children who are wondering if the Tooth Fairy is still able to come because of COVID-19. Legault let all children know that the Tooth Fairy is an essential service, and that the Tooth Fairy is immune to COVID-19. and will be able to continue to work.
Although Easter is part of the traditions in Quebec, it is imperative to avoid "physical" gatherings this weekend Legault, stated. This year in order to put a stop to this pandemic Legault said do NOT get together with your family, do NOT host a party. If Quebecers want to be able to gradually return to a normal life in May, it's important to stay disciplined throughout April.
Later, in the late afternoon, the government will release its experts' projections for the progression of the pandemic in the province.
The Legault government wants to send more nursing staff to institutions for the elderly, such as CHSLDs and seniors' residences, in particular by deploying more nurses on site. In all, 44.7% of deaths related to COVID-19 in Quebec were counted in CHSLD.