COVID-19: Updates on the rona 

There are 121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quebec as of Thursday.

A possible case in the Rivière-des-Prairies prison has caused dismay. People serving weekend sentences are still obliged to show up and serve their jail time in a group setting (at other jails).

Ste-Justine hospital is providing drive-thru testing, but you need to make an appointment with 811 first. There are no at-home tests although some scammers are claiming to offer them.

The city is allowing the delay of tax payments in response to the crisis.

Although there had been thoughts of launching Bixi sooner than usual, it won’t be back before the usual date of April 15.

Quebec’s first death from COVID-19 was Mariette Tremblay, 82. Her family’s message to Quebecers is to stay home.