COVID-19 in Quebec — Young Montrealer Dies

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The latest COVID-19 news in Quebec. Yesterday, there were 86 new COVID-19 cases and one death. However, the day before, there were under 50 cases reported.

A 19-year-old Montrealer died, becoming the first victim under the age of 20 to die in Quebec since the beginning of the pandemic.

His name: Don Béni Kabangu Nsapu.

So, it means that young people can die from COVID-19, even though it is rare. This is a reminder to younger people as the confirmed cases rise by two-thirds.

Read also: English Is Up In Montreal, So CAQ Proposes French-Only Businesses

This scenario is happening around the world, with a growing number of younger people infected.

Travelers Quarantined at Taxpayers’ Expense

Over 3,000 travelers returning are now being quarantined at hotels across the country and in Montreal, and you’re taxes are paying for it.

Quebec is still not releasing race-based data regarding COVID-19. So, other Montreal groups are taking on the challenge.

Meanwhile, teachers and their unions worry about a shortage of educators once school begines. What will happen when teachers get sick and substitutes are already filling the gaps?

It remains to be seen. But, one thing’s for sure — it will be a difficult school year ahead.

Retail Sales

Good news for retail sales — they rose 23% in June for a total of $53 billion, helping to get Canada’s economy more on track.