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  • Quebec stops publishing daily COVID-19 data despite leading country in number of cases - decision reversed, daily updates to continue

    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montr...eath-1.5626260

    Quebec stops publishing daily COVID-19 data despite leading country in number of cases
    Province’s public health institute follows suit, halting daily updates in favour of weekly numbers as well
    CBC News Posted: Jun 24, 2020 10:51 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago


    Quebec's Health Ministry says it will only provide weekly reports about COVID-19, rather than providing a daily rundown of the situation.

    The province's public health institute, INSPQ, had also been publishing daily updates, including the number of cases and hospitalizations in the province, the number of tests conducted and how many people have died.

    The data was also broken down by age and region and shown how many long-term care homes have outbreaks.

    The move from daily to weekly updates appears to make Quebec the province to be providing data less frequently than any other Canadian province, despite leading the country in number of cases...

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    Source: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-b...nday-1.5001693

    Quebec backpedals, will resume daily COVID-19 updates as of Monday
    Amy Luft
    CTV News Montreal Digital reporter
    Published Friday, June 26, 2020 3:08PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 26, 2020 3:18PM EDT


    SHERBROOKE, QUE. -- Just two days after announcing it will move to weekly COVID-19 data updates, the Quebec government on Friday reversed course, announcing it will resume publishing daily updates as of Monday.

    Horacio Arruda, Quebec's director of public health, confirmed that change of plans during a news conference in the Eastern Townships on Friday afternoon...

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