Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault announced the gradual lifting of travel restrictions within the region, beginning May 4. The timeline for reopening includes:
- May 4: the Laurentians, the Lanaudière and Chaudière-Appalaches;
- May 11: Outaouais (except Gatineau), Abitibi and Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean;
- May 18: Bas St-Laurent, Gaspésie, the Magdalen Islands and the Charlevoix
The Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann, with the Minister for Seniors and Caregivers, Marguerite Blais announced an investment of $240,000 for the deployment of a program designed to support grieving individuals.