Canada's Quebec expected to announce new restrictions as coronavirus cases rise

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Quebec, the Canadian province hardest hit by the novel coronavirus, reported another sharp increase in daily infections on Monday, amid media reports that Premier Francois Legault would announce new restrictions for Montreal and capital Quebec City.
MONTREAL, Sept 28 (Reuters) -

Quebec added 750 new coronavirus cases on Monday despite existing restrictions on mask wearing and social gatherings put in place by Canada's second-most populous province to contain the spread of infections.

Health Minister Christian Dube told a French-language talk show on Sunday night the two cities were close to being listed as red zones, referring to the province's traffic light system for designating transmission, with red being the hardest-hit.

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