Montreal reports 6 new coronavirus-related deaths, 29 new cases

Jun 16 2020, 5:56 am

Montreal public health authorities have updated the city’s COVID-19-related numbers, confirming 26,717 known cases in Quebec’s largest city and 3,205 total deaths.

The daily cases increase has not gone into the triple-digits for the first time since June 2.

As of June 15, Montreal accounts for 49.4% of Quebec’s total cases and 61.1% of its coronavirus-related deaths.

According to Santé Montreal, 82 public retirement homes (RPA) and long-term care facilities (CHSLD) have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 throughout the Montreal metropolitan area, down from 107 on Friday.

By borough, Montréal-Nord continues to have the most cases at 2,501 (up 11 from Friday) and Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve has the most deaths at 361 (up 6 from Friday.)

Santé Montreal

In terms of confirmed numbers and deaths by age group in Montreal, 2,360 (73.6%) have been 80-years-old and older, 560 (17.4%) between the ages of 79 to 70, and 203 (6.3%) fall between the 69 to 60 range. 75 have died in the 59 to 40 age bracket, and less than five have died in the 39 to 20 category.

Montreal has not reported any deaths in people younger than 20 years old.

According to Monday’s numbers, all boroughs in Montreal have recorded a decrease in cases since Friday.

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