Public health has updated Montreal’s data in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal metropolitan area has the unenviable role of having the most cases throughout the province.
With 27,349 known cases of the virus as of July 1, Montreal accounts for 49.1% of Quebec’s 55,593 total. Montreal also accounts for 3,396 of Quebec’s 5,541 (61.2%) 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.”
City officials are also “strongly recommending” citizens wear face coverings in public when it isn’t possible to maintain the mandated two-metre physical distancing rules, especially on public transit.
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 1, Montreal has confirmed 1,061 more COVID-19 cases, up from 26,288 at the start of last month.
Here’s how the cases look across the Montreal metro area in descending order:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of July 1 at 4:05 pm|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||1,561|
|Territory to be confirmed||630|
Visit the Santé Montreal website and click down the “interactive map” tab for more in-depth stats grouped by age and gender.