The Premier of Quebec François Legault will be attempting to curve the virus and is expected to announce a two week shut down as of Christmas Day this evening. All non-essential businesses with be forced to be closed until January 11, 2021.
Banks, Grocery store and pharmacies, SAQ, Hardware stores and pet stores will be allowed to remain open.
Big Box stores will be allowed to sell essential goods such as groceries and pharmacy products.
The government will also allow up to eight people to see each other in outdoor spaces for physical activities. Gatherings on private property no matter how small are banned.
All provinces yellow zones will be upgraded to orange and orange zones will be upgraded to red zones, the highest alert level, with all restaurants, gyms, theatres, museums being forced to close as of December 17 to January 11, 2021.
People living alone in red zones are allowed to join family members, one at a time.
The Quebec government is also looking into online learning for elementary schools between January 4 -11, 2021.