According to TVA Nouvelles, meetings of 10 or less people will be held on December 24 and 25.
From December 26, the government will announce at 6 pm that there will be a mandatory holiday for non-essential shops and restaurants.
Quebec Premier Franois Legold is expected to announce tonight the tightening of existing health measures.
The Prime Minister will hold a much-anticipated press conference at 6 p.m. He will be accompanied by Health Minister Christian Dupe and National Public Health Director Horacio Arruda.
The province broke its record for COVID-19 cases with more than 5,000 new infections in 24 hours on Tuesday. Today the number exceeds the mark of 6,000 new Govt cases.
On Monday, Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dube announced the closure of schools, bars, gyms, performance halls, cinemas and spas to combat the meteorite rise of the Omicron variant.
Holiday meetings are still limited to 10 people who have been vaccinated against three different bubbles.
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