Public health has updated the region’s data in connection to the pandemic.
With 78,534 known cases of the virus as of January 8, Montreal accounts for 35.2% of Quebec’s 223,106 total. Montreal also makes up 3,958 (45.9%) of Quebec’s 8,606 coronavirus-related deaths.
Montreal’s COVID-related death toll has increased by 217 since before Christmas. The city has announced 17,825 new cases since our last update on December 18.
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“Montreal is taking measures to protect the population from COVID-19,” says the city’s website. “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.
Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce reported the biggest increase since December 18, rising by 1,553 cases. Senneville had the smallest increase, confirming only four more cases over the past 21 days.
Here’s how cases look across the Montreal area in descending order of total cases:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of January 8 at 12 pm:||Difference since December 18:|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||4,560||+927|
|Territory to be confirmed||1,496||+423|