• Though there are infections in every corner of the island, 14 areas of Montreal are particularly affected, with over 100 cases each.
  • See the complete breakdown by borough and municipality here.

With 3,713 of the province's 7,944 total cases as of April 5, Montreal is the epicentre of the pandemic in Quebec. It has touched every borough and municipality on the island but to varying degrees. While some areas, like the suburbs of Baie-D'Urfé and Montréal Est count fewer than 10 cases, 14 jurisdictions have over 100:

Ahuntsic–Cartierville (143), Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (370), Côte-Saint-Luc (192), LaSalle (204), Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (145), Outremont (113), Plateau-Mont-Royal (168), Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles (117), Rosemont–La Petite Patrie (181), Saint-Laurent (119), Sud-Ouest (124), Verdun (105), Ville-Marie (135), and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension (149).

With the highest infection rate and the highest number of cases, respectively, Côte-Saint-Luc (591.7 cases for every 100,000 residents) and Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce are perhaps the hardest-hit areas on the island.

Côte-Saint-Luc city officials have even requested that the provincial government enforce "drastic measures" to control the spread of the virus.

But currently, no part of Montreal (including the metropolis and on-island suburbs) is under quarantine or a confinement order.

Though Mayor Plante has asked residents to not leave their neighbourhoods unless it's necessary.

The complete breakdown of cases by borough and municipality is below.

Ahuntsic–Cartierville     143    
Anjou     35    
Baie-D'Urfé     5    
Beaconsfield     10    
Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce     370    
Côte-Saint-Luc     192    
Dollard-des-Ormeaux     45     
Dorval   26    
Hampstead     27    
Kirkland     12    
Lachine     57    
LaSalle     204    
L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève     14    
Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve     145    
Montréal-Est     <5    
Montréal-Nord     99    
Montréal-Ouest     <5    
Mont-Royal     36    
Outremont     113    
Pierrefonds–Roxboro   50    
Plateau-Mont-Royal   168    
Pointe-Claire     21    
Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles     117    
Rosemont–La Petite Patrie     181    
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue     <5    
Saint-Laurent     119    
Saint-Léonard     67    
Senneville     <5    
Sud-Ouest     124    
Verdun     105    
Ville-Marie   135    
Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension     149    
Westmount     44    
Cases with location to be confirmed 888    
Total in Montreal 3,713

This list comes from Santé Montréal and includes numbers confirmed as of April 5.

As the number of cases in Montreal grows, social distancing requirements have becomes more severe.

The SPVM is prepared to issue fines of between $1,000 and $6,000 to individuals who gather in groups or who loiter within two metres of another person.

The mayor has threatened to close the parks if residents do not respect these rules.

Already, on Sunday, the city closed a number of public spaces to prevent pedestrian congestion.

The Government of Quebec is expected to release its projections for the outbreak peak in the coming days.

But, on Sunday, officials extended the closure of non-essential businesses from April 13 to May 4, indicating that Montrealers have to wait until at least then for things to start returning to normal.

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