Prime Minister François Legault will make the announcement on Wednesday as health officials believe the pandemic is out of control

With health experts warning that the Quebec pandemic is out of control and hospital admissions for COVID-19 continue to surge, Premier François Legault will announce a nationwide lockdown with curfews on Wednesday, La Presse reported on Tuesday
Quoting sources within the government, the report said the lockdown will go into effect on Saturday, the three to four weeks, and will extend to schools, offices, construction work and all other activities and commercial activities, except those which are deemed essential, such as B. Grocery stores and pharmacies

Although Legault was expected to make the announcement on Tuesday, it has been postponed for 24 hours to meet with representatives of the affected sectors and find means to implement the lockdown in a coherent manner

According to the report, the provincial health authorities intend to impose a curfew that will begin at 8 p.m. or 9 p.m. and continue until the morning, but questions remain as to how it might be applied and the provincial public security department is considering what guidelines would be set

The ineligibility comes because more and more health professionals inside and outside the government see the Quebec outbreak as spiraling out of control and directly threatening the health of the health system

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