Sports COVID-19: Towards a tax for non-vaccinated in Quebec
Year in review: A look at news events in October 2021
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While Québec reports 8,351 new cases for 766,927 persons infected in the last 24 hours according to WHO, the second most populated Canadian province continues Binding, working in particular in the development of a "health contribution" for adults who refuse to be vaccinated against CVIV-19 without medical reasons, announced the Prime Minister Provincial François Legault.
"The vaccine is the key to fighting the virus. That's why we are studying a health contribution for adults refusing to be vaccinated for non-medical reasons," he said during a briefing.
The non-vaccinated inhabitants of Quebec represent a financial burden for vaccinations, he also estimated, indicating that the local government was studying the amount to be fixed for this "tax" while addressing the legal aspect of Such a lever.
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by stating the non-vaccinated "emmerder", the head of the state installments with the figure of President gathering that he intends to incarnate for months. And marks the willingness of the almost-candidate to fight with his opponents, to the point of adopting the disrupted tone. Editorial of the "World".
measure If many countries have set up restrictions for non-vaccinated persons against CVIV-19 with, in rare cases, a fine for the elderly refusing the vaccine, tax all non-vaccinated adults would be a rare and probably controversial measure.
In attempting to stem the new wave, Quebec had as a reminder already announced the return of certain restrictions, including the curfew in 22 hours and the prohibition of private gatherings.
About 10% of Quebecers are not vaccinated
with the spread of the Omicron Variant, from the provinces across Canada are experiencing an epidemic resurgence that has forced the isolation of tens of thousands of people and put pressure on health systems. .
According to François Legault, if only about 10% of Quebecers are not vaccinated, they represent about 50% of patients in intensive care units.
Majority of Canadians support more COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated: poll .
An Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News showed that 67 per cent want the government to impose further measures on the unvaccinated population.An Ipsos poll published Monday and conducted exclusively for Global News showed that 67 per cent want the government to impose further measures on the unvaccinated population, with nearly half (49 per cent) of the respondents blaming the unvaccinated for prolonging the pandemic – now entering its third year.