The daily COVID-19 caseload appears to have stabilized for now, after a steady increase throughout August and September. However, hospitalizations are still trending upwards and the province is putting the finishing touches on a plan to help its struggling health network deal with staffing shortages.
COVID-19 outbreaks have caused three Quebec schools to close this week, including two in Montreal.
As COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to trend upwards, the province is set to unveil a plan to encourage nurses to return to the public sector and help curb staffing shortages. The government is also set to table a bill to restrict anti-vaccine protests.
With just one season under his belt as a Montreal Canadien, Josh Anderson is one of the players expected to play a big role in the team's 2021-22 season, which will see the Habs return to playing teams in all divisions.