Public health has updated Montreal’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 27,661 known cases of the virus as of July 14, Montreal accounts for 48.7% of Quebec’s 56,730 total. Montreal also accounts for 3,426 of Quebec’s 5,633 (60.8%) coronavirus-related deaths.
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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.”
In a city-wide effort to reduce the transmission, face masks are going to be mandatory for all people in Montreal visiting enclosed public places as of July 27.
Santé Montreal, the city’s health ministry, has updated its website, breaking down known cases per district. The health ministry says Montreal is “continually flattening the curve” as death totals continue to decrease.
As of July’s halfway point, Montreal has confirmed 312 more COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the month.
Here’s how those cases look across the Montreal metropolitan area in descending order:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of July 14 at 4:05 pm|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||1,593|
|Territory to be confirmed||629|
Visit the Santé Montreal website and click down the “interactive map” tab for more in-depth stats grouped by age and gender.