Quebec will ban dancing in nightclubs

Quebec will ban dancing in nightclubs

Departure Monday, Quebec ban dancing in nightclubs in order to prevent the spread of Omicron, the last variant of COVID-19[female[feminine virus.

As we prepare to enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic due to the development of many variants of the virus; nightlife, concerts and gatherings have been forced to reconsider restrictions as cases continue to rise. Last week the First in Canada announced new restrictions to be put in place to slow the spread that set new maximum capacities at places of business, places of worship, indoor family gatherings and nightclubs. “We must be able to reduce contacts”, and added: “Since the beginning, for 21 months, Quebec has been one of the places where the restrictions have been the most severe. We will continue to do so. We will continue to make sure we react quickly ”, declared Prime Minister Legault. For businesses and places of worship, they must reduce their capacity by 50%, and for indoor gatherings, they must cap attendance at ten people.

In a more specific statement, the Prime Minister banned office parties, karaoke and indoor dancing, as these activities tend to be “high risk activities”.

Last Thursday again, Quebec City reported 2,736 positive cases, the highest reported in one day since early January.

In a statement from Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin, he stated, “The current situation in Montreal is not really what we expected or expected two weeks before Christmas, I think it forces us to be more nimble and resilient in the Omicron situation.

Image credit: Quebec City Summer Festival

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