Dubé Warns That Quebec Could 'Hit A Wall' In January
"We're not going in the right direction."
On Tuesday, Health Minister Chrisitan Dubé addressed the province once again and presented a bleak outlook on the.
Dubé said the "situation is [...] very worrying" and according to him, the province could "hit a wall" in January if it doesn't improve.
We're not going in the right direction.
Health minister Christian Dubé
The health minister also asked the federal government to instigatefor travellers to Quebec to prevent a surge of similar to the one the province saw after spring break.
With past week in the province, Dubé was also concerned that hospitals wouldn't be able to keep up with the demand.per day for the
"The number of hospitalizations in Quebec continues to increase," he said, adding that "an overrun of dedicated capacity cannot be ruled out, especially since around half of the designated beds are already occupied."
As of December 29, 1,131 people are hospitalized in Quebec for COVID-19-related issues.
"The only way not to hit a wall in January is to follow public health guidelines," he concluded.