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 25,652 known cases of the virus as of June 1, Montreal accounts for 49.6% of Quebec’s 48,598 total. Montreal also accounts for 62.5% of the province’s total 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 to 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 has seen a “steady decline” in cases since last week’s numbers, citing an increase of 1,264 cases since May 26.
Here’s how the cases look across the Montreal metro area in descending order:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of June 1 at 6:05 pm|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||1,464|
|Territory to be confirmed||850|
Visit the Santé Montreal website and click down the “interactive map” tab for more in-depth stats grouped by age and gender.