COVID-19: Quebec Premier Announces New Restrictions – March 31, 2021

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COVID-19: Quebec Premier Announces New Restrictions – March 31, 2021

In Quebec City, Quebec Premier François Legault provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He is joined by Christian Dubé, Quebec’s minister of health and social services, as well as Dr. Horacio Arruda, the province’s director of public health. The premier announces that the following four regions will be subject once again to the red-zone restrictions: Capitale-Nationale, Chaudières-Appalaches, Ottawa and Lower Saint-Lawrence. Restaurants will have to close. Gatineau, located in the Collines-de-l’Outaouais RCM, Québec City and Lévis will be hit with stricter measures: school, gyms, theater venues, as well as all non-essential stores must close; the curfew however will be at 8 pm, one hour earlier, until April 12. All these restrictions will enter into effect on April 1, at 8 pm. (no interpretation)