Although several measures have been eased with public health recommendations, it is still too early to organize gatherings with several people from different residences.
The National Director of Public Health, Dr. Horacio Arruda, believes that the risks of transmission of the virus are still too great.
As of May 5th, Quebec has 33,417 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 794 since the previous day. In Outaouais, there are 312, but none have been observed in the MRC Pontiac. The death toll stood at 2,398 in Quebec (4 in Outaouais), an increase of 118 compared to the last death toll.
To learn more about the coronavirus, the population is invited to consult the site Québec.ca/coronavirus. Information can also be obtained by using the coronavirus line at 819 644-4545 or 1 877 644-4545 (toll free).