Public well being provides the go-ahead for Quebec seashores to reopen
Quebec’s latest phase of deconfinement has just gotten a little more relaxing as public health clears the reopening of beaches across the province.
The announcement was made on Wednesday in the provincial capital by the Minister of Education and the Minister responsible for the position of women, Isabelle Charest, together with the National Director of Public Health Dr. Horacio Arruda made.
The beach news was announced after gyms, indoor swimming pools and sports arenas also received the green light to reopen.
All sectors can reopen on Monday, June 22nd.
Charest says that exercising and being outdoors are “an important aspect of our lives” and stresses that the “adjustments necessary” must be made so that everyone can enjoy their “favorite outdoor activities”.
Quebecers will continue to be expected to adhere to physical distancing and hygiene guidelines set by public health when it reopened.
Today we announce a new phase in the gradual deconfining of sports, leisure and outdoor activities.
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– François Legault (@francoislegault) June 17, 2020
Monday June 22nd has become an important launch date for various sectors in Quebec, including hosting customers in Montreal restaurants, places of worship, gyms, indoor pools, sports arenas, cinemas, theaters and concert halls.
From June 22nd, the guidelines for physical distancing will also be reduced from the often mentioned two meters to one and a half. Indoor gatherings are also allowed with a maximum of 50 people.