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COVID-19 measures being lifted on Monday, February 21, 2022

COVID-19 measures being lifted on Monday, February 21, 2022
/ Emilie Nadeau

Earlier this month, Premier Francois Legault announced the deconfinement plan for the province of Quebec and the various measures that they will be lifting over the course of the next few weeks.

While many dates have been mentioned and several calendars have been shared, here is a quick breakdown of what measures are being lifted as of Monday, February 21, 2022:

  • End of max capacity in stores and shopping centres.
  • Recreation centres to allow 50% capacity.
  • Places of worship to allow 50% capacity (or a maximum of 500 people).
  • Congresses, assemblies, and meetings to allow 50% capacity.
  • Private venues to allow a maximum capacity of 50 people.
  • Concert venues and arenas to allow 50% capacity. Various measures must be implemented should capacity surpass 1,000 people.

As of February 28th, we can expect more measures to be lifted, including:

  • Bars and casinos can reopen at 50 per cent capacity, last call at midnight and a 1 a.m. closing.
  • Teleworking is no longer be required, but still recommended.
  • Sports tournaments can resume, while places of worship, and venues with 10,000 seats or less can go to full capacity.

For more information to COVID-19 restrictions, please visit the Quebec government website here.

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