7 Montreal Boroughs Currently Have Over 1,000 Cases Each
Montréal-Nord remains the spot with the highest number of cases.
In the latest updates about city's boroughs, it shows that seven of them have over 1,000 cases each., we discover that, as of May 10, the region now has 19,197 confirmed cases, which makes up over half of the province's . During a press conference on May 9, admitted that he is worried about Montrealers right now. In looking at the case count in every one of the
The hardest hit boroughs include Ahuntsic–Cartierville, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal-Nord, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Rosemont–La Petite Patrie, and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension.
We continue to be asked not to travel within different regions in Quebec, as requested by the, and within Montreal, as asked by .
The city's state of emergency has been renewed again until May 11, which gives police officers "exceptional powers" to enforce social distancing measures.
Various new measures are being taken to help properly prepare the city for a, including heightened testing in affected areas, more pedestrian and biker only streets, and recommending the wearing of face masks in places like .
Below is the most recent case count per Montreal borough as of May 10 at 1:30 p.m.
Ahuntsic–Cartierville – 1,585
Anjou – 436
Baie-D'Urfé – 11
Beaconsfield – 45
Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce – 1,559
Côte-Saint-Luc – 400
Dollard-des-Ormeaux – 282
Dorval – 145
Hampstead – 48
Kirkland – 82
Lachine – 407
LaSalle – 927
L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève – 136
Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve – 1,463
Montréal-Est – 26
Montréal-Nord – 1,762
Montréal-Ouest – 16
Mont-Royal – 222
Outremont – 221
Pierrefonds–Roxboro – 357
Plateau-Mont-Royal – 685
Pointe-Claire – 143
Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles – 1,443
Rosemont–La Petite Patrie – 1,075
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue – 15
Saint-Laurent – 678
Saint-Léonard – 743
Senneville – 5 or less
Sud-Ouest – 717
Verdun – 762
Ville-Marie – 523
Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension – 1,364
Westmount – 143
Case location to be confirmed – 775
Total in Montreal: 19,197
These numbers are provided by Santé Montréal.
As a way to provide more testing, new mobile clinics, which will take the form of, will be going to the most affected areas in the city during the upcoming weeks.
In order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Valérie Plante has asked all Montrealers toin places where the two-metre distance cannot be respected.
And, of course, to continue practicing all otherreleased by officials, such as hand-washing and avoiding touching your face.
In Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie, a is starting this summer that will create nine "superblocks" around the borough, which are made to promote play and help support local businesses in the area.
Similarly, the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough has created three additional "" streets that will help locals practice social distancing while enjoying the nice weather this summer.
You can expect more Montreal boroughs to be coming up with these sorts of initiatives to keep their residents safe in the near future!