In a press conference on October 8, Quebec public health director Horacio Arruda said he receives death threats or abusive emails on the daily about Quebec's management of COVID-19.\nHe suggested that there are conspiracy theorists who dislike or oppose his handling of the coronavirus who may be plotting his demise."There are conspirators [out there]. I have death threats. I get abusive emails every day," he said.\nEditor's Choice: Legault Says He's 'Open' To The Idea Of Not Turning Back The Clocks In Quebec\n\n\n“\n\n\nIt's [hard] because you're making tough decisions that aren't interesting to the world.\n\n\nHoracio Arruda, in a press conference on October 8\n\n\n\nHowever, Arruda said that despite his critics, he continues to make decisions that he and his team believe are in the best interest of Quebecers. \n"I keep my head up [and] decided to continue in this mandate. As long as [the government doesn't] get me out of here — they'll put me out if they want to get me out — I consider myself doing my job the best [I can]," he said.\nArruda also clarified to naysayers that his team's decisions are always made out of love and protection for the population.\n"I hope I can keep the confidence of Quebecers because I love them profoundly. And I think I'm still doing what many others are doing elsewhere in the world. But it is a difficult situation."