Public health has updated Montreal’s data in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal metropolitan area has the unenviable role of having the most cases throughout the province.
With 16,991 known cases of the virus as of May 5, Montreal accounts for 50.8% of Quebec’s total. Montreal also accounts for 62% 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 urging citizens to “wear face coverings” in public when it isn’t possible to maintain the mandated two-metre physical distancing rules.
Santé Montreal, the city’s health ministry, has updated its website, breaking down known cases per district.
Here’s how the cases look across the Montreal metro area in descending order:
|District/Borough||Confirmed cases as of May 5 at 1:15 pm|
|Rosemont–La Petite Patrie||931|
|Territory to be confirmed||783|
Visit the Santé Montreal website and click down the “interactive map” tab for more in-depth stats grouped in age and gender.