In a tweet on January 5, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal provided an update on the number of COVID-19-related inspections it conducted, tip line calls it received and tickets it issued in the days following Christmas.\nAccording to the tweet, the Montreal police received 903 calls with tips about potential public health violations between December 28 and January 3. \nEditor's Choice: Bell Let's Talk Day Is Coming Up This Month & You Can Now Participate On TikTok Too\n\n\n\n95%\n\n\nDecrease in COVID-19-related tickets issued in Montreal \n\n\nThe police issued 16 statements of offence or general offence reports in the same time period. \nLast week's tip line calls increased by 30%, compared to the week of December 21 to December 27. \nWhile tip line calls increased, tickets issued to Montrealers decreased dramatically. \nFrom December 14 to December 20, police issued 353 statements of offence or general offence reports to people violating COVID-19 red-zone rules in Montreal. \nThey issued 34 statements of offence or general offence reports between December 21 and 27. \nBy the week of December 28, that number was just 16 — a 95% decrease compared to the week of December 14.\nDonnées #COVID19 | Du 28 décembre au 3 janvier, le #SPVM a reçu 903 appels en lien avec l'application du décret de la Santé publique. Les policiers ont remis 16 constats ou RIG et 289 autres pourraient être remis pour la période des fêtes, après l’analyse des dossiers. pic.twitter.com/6R7g7YOJhU— Police Montréal (@SPVM) January 5, 2021\n\nHowever, the SPVM says that 289 other tickets may be issued retroactively for the holiday period, after analyzing the files.\nInspections in the city plunged by 93% during the weeks following December 21.\nBetween December 21 and 27, the SPVM inspected a total of 7,875 businesses in Montreal, including two licensed establishments, as well as 31 "other" locations. \nIn contrast, police only inspected around 516 Montreal locations between December 28 and January 3.