Montreal Is Reportedly Moving Into 'Orange Alert,' Along With 2 Other Regions In Quebec
This could mean a reduction in the number of people allowed at private and public gatherings, among other things.
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According to Radio-Canada, now, "All indications are that the Montreal, Quebec City (Capitale-Nationale) and Chaudière-Appalaches regions will go on a moderate orange alert in the next few hours."
This news follows the government's announcement onthat eight regions in Quebec were under "yellow pre-alert."
As shown in the graph above, regions that move into the "orange alert" will have to reduce to six people and public ones to a maximum of 50 attendees.
Regions on "orange alert" would potentially also have to close down indoor spaces such as bars, casinos, restaurant dining rooms, gyms, and spas again, although Radio-Canada's report says the government is not planning for such to happen.
Minister of Health and Social Services Christian Dubé's official announcement about this matter is expected to be made at 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 20.