WORLD Quebec premier orders Canada's first pandemic curfew

WORLD

Quebec premier orders Canada's first pandemic curfew

AFP

07:18, January 07, 2021

The premier of Quebec, Francois Legault, on Wednesday ordered the first pandemic curfew in Canada, as part of new lockdown measures to slow the spread of a second wave of Covid-19.

A healthcare worker waves at journalists after a press conference organized at the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center in Montreal, Quebec on December 14, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

The lockdown and 8:00 pm to 5:00 am (0100 to 1000 GMT) curfew will take effect starting Saturday and last four weeks, Legault told a news conference.

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