During the government's daily public briefing about the coronavirus situation in Quebec, Legault reminded everyone that visiting seniors continues to be banned, for everyone's safety. As of April 8, the official number of cases of COVID-19 in Quebec has now reached 10,031. There have been 25 newly confirmed deaths in the last 24 hours, making the total 175 deaths in the province caused by the virus, to which Legault offered his condolences.\nDuring this public briefing, the Premier reminded us that it is the elderly population that remains the most vulnerable in this pandemic, which is why all visits to senior homes remain banned.\n89% of the deaths in the province due to the novel coronavirus have been of people over the age of 70.\nOn April 7, the Government of Quebec released its scenarios for the COVID-19 outbreak in the province and reminded all Quebecers that the month of April will be a critical one.\nIn good news, over the past 24 hours, Legault has reassured everyone that both the tooth fairy and Easter bunny are on the list of essential services, and are both immune to the virus. So, children can rest assured that these two important figures will be doing business as usual.\nYou can watch a live video of the Government of Quebec's conference on April 8 below.\nConférence de presse sur la COVID-19 | 8 avril 2020Protéger les personnes âgées vulnérables, c’est notre mission prioritaire. \n\nOn doit mobiliser toutes les ressources qu’on peut pour sauver le maximum de vies. Et surtout, on doit absolument rester disciplinés.\n\n🎥 Suivez notre point de presse en direct 👇🏼:Posted by François Legault on Wednesday, April 8, 2020\nLegault said it is the government's main priority to continue to protect the vulnerable in this situation — referring to Quebec's senior population.\nYou can see Santé Québec's most recent update on its Twitter account below.\n#COVID19 - Au Québec, en date du 8 avril 2020 à 13h, la situation est la suivante :10 031 cas confirmés99 239 analyses négatives (cas infirmés)632 personnes hospitalisées175 décèsPour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec : https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) April 8, 2020\n99,239 people in Quebec have tested negative for the virus.\nOf Quebec's now 10,031 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 4,775 are within the region of Montreal. Thus, the city remains the epicentre of the virus in the province.\nGovernment of Quebec\nThe Quebec region with the next highest number of confirmed cases is Montérégie, with a total of 1,034 COVID-19 cases.\nStay tuned for more updates.