As COVID-19 cases and 4th wave concerns in Quebec mount, so do calls for a vaccine passport – CBC

More stringent measures needed to combat the ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated,’ one expert says

Aug 03, 2021

Despite months of unabated efforts from health officials to get the unvaccinated segment of the province’s population protected from COVID-19, cases are on an upswing.

The province’s seven-day rolling average, which helps smooth out peaks and valleys in the data, has jumped to 143 cases, the highest it’s been since mid-June.

Today, the province’s public health institute recorded 175 new cases — the second-highest number of new daily cases reported in more than a month.

Amid the increasing case trend, Liberal opposition leader Dominique Anglade is calling on the Legault government to impose the vaccine passport system.

On her Facebook page today, Anglade said the province needs vaccine passports to avoid another lockdown, as people are set to return to offices, and schools are scheduled to resume in a few weeks.

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