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Quebec's stabilizing rate of COVID-19 cases a cause for 'restrained optimism': expert

Oct 14, 2020 - The Canadian Press

MONTREAL - Two weeks after Quebec imposed a partial lockdown on its two biggest cities, the number of new, daily COVID-19 infections reported by health authorities has stabilized.

The fact the daily case numbers haven't continued to rise is "justification for a little bit of restrained optimism," said Dr. Christopher Labos, a Montreal-based cardiologist with a degree in epidemiology.

He said the partial lockdown, which forced gyms, bars and other venues to close and banned indoor an...