Quebec officials to provide update on coronavirus measures after easing rules for seniors

Quebec officials are expected to provide an update on Wednesday afternoon as the government continues to soften restrictions related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

After hunkering down for nearly two months, seniors in some private residences will be able to go out for unsupervised walks and visits.

Caregivers will also be given access to see their loved ones in long-term care homes and private residences.

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The changes come as Premier François Legault announced on Tuesday he was scaling back some rules to give elderly Quebecers more freedom. He noted that it was important to focus on mental health as well as physical health.

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