In order to counter the second wave of COVID-19 cases in the province, the Legault government has imposed health measures for regions in the red zone for a period of at least 28 days. New measures have since been added. Review of all the instructions in force in the red zones.
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Measures in force from October 8 to 28
In the school
- Wearing a mask will become compulsory for high school students in common places, including in the classroom and on school grounds.
- Wearing a procedural mask will be mandatory for all school staff at all times in common areas, in rooms for staff use and on school grounds (both elementary and secondary).
- Teaching will be carried out in hybrid mode – one day in attendance and one day at home – for fourth and fifth secondary students.
- Extracurricular activities and school trips are also suspended; however, the sports-studies and arts-studies programs are maintained.
In the world of sports and leisure
- Training rooms and gyms will be closed.
- Group lessons and supervised practice of sport or physical activity will be prohibited. Only individual or duo activities (while respecting physical distancing) and individual training will be permitted.
- All competitions are canceled, both at school, association and private level, including for individual sports.
Measures in force from October 1 to 28
- Dining rooms in restaurants, bars and casinos will be closed. Restaurants will continue to be able to make deliveries and offer take-out.
- Performance halls, cinemas, theaters and museums will be closed.
- Libraries other than those run by educational institutions will be closed, with the exception of loan counters.
- Private gatherings inside and outside will be banned.
- In places of worship or at funerals, a maximum of 25 people at a time will be admitted.
- Wearing a mask will be compulsory at events.
- CEGEPs and universities will have to offer distance education “as much as possible”. Research activities and laboratories can remain open; internships, particularly in teaching, can also continue.
- Shops, boutiques and businesses can continue to operate.
The regions in the red zone (fully or partially), as of October 6
- Montérégie, in the territories that are part of the Montreal Metropolitan Community (CMM)
- Agglomeration of Quebec, including Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, L’Ancienne-Lorette and Wendake
- MRC de La Jacques-Cartier
- MRC de La Côte-de-Beaupré
- MRC de L’Île-d´Orléans
- Municipality of Maria
- The municipality of Carleton-sur-Mer
- The municipality of Nouvelle
- City of Lévis
- MRC des Appalaches
- MRC de Lotbinière
- MRC de Beauce-Sartigan
- MRC de Robert-Cliche
- MRC de La Nouvelle-Beauce
- MRC de Bellechasse
- MRC des Moulins
- MRC de L’Assomption, for the territories belonging to the CMM
- City of Mirabel
- MRC de La Rivière-du-Nord
- MRC de Deux-Montagnes, for the territories that are part of the CMM
- MRC de Thérèse-De Blainville