More than 3,000 people are now in hospital with COVID-19 in Quebec, the most since the start of the pandemic. But there are also signs of hope, health-care workers say, including in the improvements in care and the efficacy of vaccines in preventing serious illness.
Quebec Premier François Legault said last week the measure will only apply to large-surface stores as they are well-staffed and better equipped to check vaccine passports at the door.
The Université Laval hospital network confirmed the child's death in a news release Monday but is sharing no further details, citing patient confidentiality and respect for the family.
Bureaucrats are being asked to opt-in to work in a hospital setting as service aides, taking over non-medical tasks normally performed by nurses.