Greater Montreal hit its peak coronavirus cases and deaths in early May and has been on a steady decline since. However, the situation could change now that people are going out more, especially with the beautiful weather and the economy getting restarted.
As of this morning, there were 55,937 confirmed cases and 5,577 people in Quebec that have died. That means that there were 74 new cases and 3 new deaths in the province.
Several people who were at a Brossard bar in the DIX30 shopping centre tested positive for COVID-19. Five people that were at the Mile Public House last Tuesday between 8 PM and 3 AM tested positive!.
Beyond Greater Montreal and Canada
The United States is seeing surging numbers of people testing positive for COVID-19. They’ve seen an increase of 44,530 new cases in just one day for a total of 2,982,928 cases. The US leads the world in cases and total deaths with 132,569 Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
Brazil is second with a total of 1,604,585 cases and an increase of 26,209 in the last 24 hours. They’ve lost 535 people in one day, for a total of 64,900 deaths.
India, Russia and Peru take third, fourth, and fifth respectively.
Other COVID-19 NEWS
In other news, sadly, Canadian Broadway and Tony Award-nominated actor, Nick Cordero died of COVID-19 at age 41! HE HAD NO UNDERLYING CONDITIONS.
Cordero contracted the virus at the end of March. He endured numerous complications for months, which included blood clots, lung infections, a sepsis infection, and a tracheotomy, according to his wife.