Masks may be compulsory in schools in the red zones inside and outside schools. Public health officials are expected to make the announcement at 1 p.m. this afternoon.
To limit the spread of the virus, the Minister of Education Jean-François Roberge is expected to announce the return of the principle of class bubbles.
It is anticipated that senior secondary 4 and 5 classes will be expected to attend school every other day.
It is expected that sports and recreation will be on hiatus to limit the increase in COVID-19 cases. Only individual, pair or training sports could be permitted.
Premier Legault will also hold a press conference at 5 p.m., during which the deployment of the federal tracking application plan is expected to be explained.