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Buses That Brought Anti-Lockdown Protesters To Montreal Might've Had COVID-19 Cases Aboard

The two buses left from Lévis.
Buses That Brought Anti-Lockdown Protesters To Montreal Might've Had COVID-19 Cases Aboard

In a Facebook post published on May 7, the CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches issued a call to residents who travelled by bus to an anti-lockdown protest on May 1, urging them to get tested for COVID-19.

In a statement, the regional health authority said it's "possible that COVID-19-positive persons were among the passengers" of the two buses that left from Lévis.

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MTL Blog reported on May 1 that the protesters, led by Action Coordination and Mobilisation Montréal, met on the corner of rue Davidson and rue Sherbrooke around noon.

The CISSS stated that "the buses were reserved by organizers from the Beauce region with a departure point in the Saint-Nicolas district of Lévis."

It said there were about 48 passengers in total.

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