Public health has updated the region’s data in connection to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal metropolitan area has the unenviable role of having the most cases throughout the province.
With 29,515 known cases of the virus as of August 20, Montreal accounts for 48% of Quebec’s 61,402 total. Montreal also makes up 3,465 of Quebec’s 5,780 (59.9%) coronavirus-related deaths.
Montreal’s COVID-related death toll has increased by one since the city’s last update on August 13. The city has also announced 151 new cases since then.
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“Montreal is taking measures to protect the population from COVID-19,” the city’s website said. “These measures are changing as the situation evolves, which is why we are constantly monitoring its evolution.”
Santé Montreal, the city’s public health department, has updated its website, breaking down known cases per district. The agency says Montreal’s cases and deaths are continuing to stabilize.
Here’s how those cases look across the Montreal metropolitan area in descending order:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of August 20 at 5:15 pm|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||1,754|
|Territory to be confirmed||643|
Visit the Santé Montreal website and click down the “interactive map” tab for more in-depth stats grouped by age and gender.