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Analysis: Quebec drops from 1st to 7th place in provincial vaccination rates

In the past three weeks, Quebec has fallen from first to seventh place among the provinces for administering COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita and is struggling to fully immunize young adults to protect against the variants. emerging that require two injections. Dr Michel Roger, medical director of the Quebec public health laboratory, warned this week that the province could be hit by a fourth wave in the fall driven by the Delta variant if an insufficient number of age groups are not not fully vaccinated. On Friday, the health ministry reported that 2% of Quebecers aged 12 to 17 had received two doses, and it was 16% among those aged 18 to 29. In early June, Quebec reached first place among the provinces by administering the highest number of doses per capita, according to site data covid19tracker.ca. But at the end of June, Prime Minister Fran̤ois Legault acknowledged that vaccination was starting to stagnate among young adults and he proposed a lottery to encourage people to get vaccinated Рan idea that is still underway.

England fans nervous, Italian fans confident for Euro final

The Euro final takes place on Sunday afternoon, with England facing off at home at Wembley Stadium against Italy. Italian fans are confident because their team has had a lot of success in international tournaments. England fans don’t trust. They’re worrying. England are apparently still choking at the big time, but their supporters are cautiously optimistic this time around. “I’m somewhere between cautious and confident,” England fan Tom Vanger said. “At the start of the tournament I would say England probably had the strongest team on paper. Italy had a good race. They have not been beaten for about thirty games. But I also watched their game against Spain and they are beatable. Italian supporter Aniello Cavallaro has no doubts that the Azzurri can hold out all Sunday. “I think Italy were the best team in the tournament,” Cavallaro said. “I think they should win. England never won it.

Corey Perry hopes to return with the Canadiens next season

Corey Perry isn’t ready to hang up his skates just yet. “Yeah, I plan on playing hockey next year,” Perry said Friday as the Canadiens held their media exit interviews after losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup final . “I think I still have a lot of good hockey left and I would love to come back here and discover Montreal to be Montreal. It was a weird year, the family not being there and all that. It was the second straight season Perry lost in the Stanley Cup Final to the Lightning. Last season he was with the Dallas Stars when they lost in six games and this year he lost in five games with the Canadiens.

Boil water advisory in effect for Brossard

Brossard residents are advised to boil their water until further notice, the municipality announced late Friday evening. The notice covers the entire territory of Brossard. A press release issued shortly before 11 p.m. indicated that samples had revealed the presence of fecal coliform bacteria in the municipal water system. It is recommended that citizens boil water for at least one minute before consuming it.


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