Although no press conferences were held this past weekend, the Government of Quebec has continued to provide the province with updates relating to the novel coronavirus situation. As of now, on May 3, there are 31,865 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quebec. This is a rise in 2,209 reported cases since the previous day, May 2.\nAccording to CBC News, "the increase from yesterday includes 892 new cases and 1,317 cases from last month that hadn't yet been tabulated because of a technical problem."\nThe province has now seen 2,205 deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.\nCurrently, there are 1,754 people in Quebec who remain hospitalized due to the virus, with 218 individuals in intensive care.\nSo far, 7,258 people have recovered from COVID-19 in the province.\nIf all goes according to plan, certain businesses, including those in retail, civil construction companies, and manufacturing, in Quebec will be reopening as of tomorrow, May 4.\nThis is not including ones in the Montreal metropolitan area (CMM), which are set to begin to open again on May 11 instead.\nLegault has previously stressed that the reopening of such businesses shouldn't be treated as an invitation to simply go back to life as it was before the pandemic.\nThe Institut national de santé publique Québec has provided a breakdown of the case count in each region of the province.\nInstitut national de santé publique Québec | Official Website\nYesterday, Montreal has 14,599 confirmed cases. And today, on May 3, the region has seen a rise in 1,652 newly reported cases.\nAccording to Santé Québec's most recent Twitter update, 202,940 individuals have tested negative for the novel coronavirus in the province thus far.\n#COVID19 - Au Québec, en date du 3 mai 2020 13 h, la situation est la suivante :31 865 cas confirmés202 940 analyses négatives1 754 personnes hospitalisées2 205 décès Pour en savoir plus sur la situation au Qc : https://t.co/fiqW5Em90pCommuniqué : https://t.co/Dg3girHdCd— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) May 3, 2020\nThis tweet also confirms Quebec's case count as of May 3: 31,865.\nIn hopes of helping promote social distancing, the City of Montreal announced on May 2 that it would be closing the parking lots of five of the city's most popular parks, namely those of La Fontaine, Maisonneuve, Jarry, Fréderic-Back, and Île-de-la-Visitation nature park.\nIn this same vein, Montreal's Plateau-Mont-Royal borough recently added three "family-friendly" streets that only allow walking, playing, and biking on them (plus local traffic).