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Cote-des-Neiges, Cote-Saint-Luc hardest hit by the COVID-19 contagion in Montreal
Published Monday, March 30, 2020 6:02PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:17PM EDT
MONTREAL -- The new coronavirus continues to progress in the Montreal population with 251 new cases added to the city's total positive cases.
The Cote-des-Neiges - Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough is at the heart of the contagion.
The Montreal public health department unveiled a portrait of the pandemic by borough in a table posted online Monday afternoon.
Data as of Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. show 1,612 confirmed cases on the island of Montreal. This is a jump of 251 cases from the latest data.
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Six other places have passed the 50 confirmed case mark: Rosemont - La Petite Patrie (80), Plateau-Mont-Royal (67), Ville-Marie (67), LaSalle (66), Outremont (56) and Ahuntsic- -Cartierville (54).
Then follow six other sectors with more than thirty cases: Sud-Ouest (46), Riviere-des-Prairies - Pointe-aux-Trembles (41), Villeray - Saint-Michel - Parc-Extension (41), Mercier - Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (40), Saint-Laurent (40) and Verdun (36).
See the map: Tracking COVID-19 cases across Montreal
See the map: Tracking COVID-19 cases across Quebec
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Mar. 30, 2020.