This is not a coincidence that the prime minister François Legault announced yesterday that it has postponed the week of the planned opening of shops in the greater Montreal area. The metropolis is struggling with 80 % of all detected cases of coronavirus in Quebec, and the situation remains critical in several hospitals. “By contrast […], the situation is under control in the rest of Quebec, so outside of the greater Montreal, so today, there are shops that have already opened,” said the prime minister. While the rest of the province is in mode déconfinement, we present to you today a state of affairs in the metropolitan Community of Montreal (CMM), which is really the red zone of Quebec.
Sources : Observatoire du Grand Montréal for the CMM, CIUSSS of the National Capital. Figures in date of 3 may and made public yesterday.
Are you affected by the postponement of the opening of the shops ?
If you live in one of the 82 following cities, which make up the Montreal metropolitan Community (CMM), the shops in your territory, which were to reopen on may 11, will will re-open on 18 may. Elsewhere in Québec, several types of businesses have started to open yesterday.
- The Prairie
- The Assumption
- The Cedars
- The Island-Dorval
- Otterburn Park
Difficult Situation in the CMM
89% of all deaths
1971 2205 deaths in Quebec (89 %) there has occurred since the beginning of the crisis.
92 per day
In the course of the last week, 92 people have died on average each day in the greater Montreal area.
Mascouche and Terrebonne
The last balance-sheet shows 822 case only in the cities of Mascouche and Terrebonne. By comparison, there were 917 confirmed cases yesterday in the entire region of the National Capital.
The highest rate of infection
The island of Montreal is the place where the infection rate is highest in Quebec, with 787 cases per 100 000 inhabitants. Laval arrived just behind, with 781 cases.
There were 389 deaths per million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. It is much more than Toronto (135) and Vancouver (58), but lower than in New York (2227) or Madrid (2026)
This is the percentage of people who died from COVID-19 in the greater Montreal area who were living in a CHSLD or in a private seniors ‘ residence. A sign that the situation is still critical in these homes.