Andy Riga, Montreal

Andy Riga, Montreal


Reporter, @mtlgazette ariga@montrealgazette.com

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Montreal COVID-19 update: • Transmission mainly at home, from family/friends • 311 outbreaks (in health settings: 72 with >10 cases) • All CHSLD workers, residents to receive first vaccine dose by next wk More in today’s @mtlgazette  live updates:

Get tested even if symptoms mild, Mtl public health pleads "We have a delay of 2.7 days between beginning of symptoms and testing. This delay is too much and it’s the period when you are most contagious” More in today’s @mtlgazette  live updates: #covid19 

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Though overall hospital situation has stabilized, in Montreal, hospitalizations could exceed capacity within three weeks, report finds More in today’s @mtlgazette  live updates: More: qc #covid19  #covid19qc  #pandemic 

Quebec vaccine update: • 8,339 doses administered Wednesday, bringing total to 115,704 • More than half of CHSLD residents vaccinated • 2nd doses will come after 42-90 days More in today’s @mtlgazette  live updates: More: qc #covid19  #covid19qc  #pandemic 

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delay does not change Canada’s target, Justin Trudeau says. Still expects enough doses by September to vaccinate all Canadians who want to be vaccinated. Pfizer statement: More in today's @mtlgazette  live updates: #covid19 

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Quebec administered 11,369 doses Thursday, bringing vaccination total to 162,175. Health Minister says province still evaluating impact of Pfizer-BioNTech delay. More in today’s @mtlgazette  live updates: qc #covid19  #covid19qc  #vaccine  #Pfizer 

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Evidence presented at Alexandre Bissonnette's sentencing hearing this morning includes a list of some of the Twitter accounts he was checking in the month before he killed six men at a Quebec City mosque.

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Students are pouring out of Concordia's Hall building after bomb threat targeting Muslims

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Question period at Montreal city hall. Man wearing a many-pocketed plastic coat he says he designed that would allow shoppers to forgo plastic bags and carry their goods home. Asks the city to study it. #polmtl 

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This tweet could save you $53. Montreal parking restrictions change Wednesday.

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