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All these sectors have a mortality rate greater than 200 per 100,000 inhabitants, with the exception of Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles (169).
If there is a silver lining, it is that none of these sectors has seen new cases increase by more than 3% since Tuesday’s update.
West of Montreal is doing relatively better. The territories covered by the CIUSSS du Center-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal and the CIUSSS Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal represent approximately 30% of COVID-19 cases (7,120) and deaths from the city (774).
With a rate of 1,397 cases per 100,000 population, LaSalle infection statistics are the closest to the most affected areas north and east of Montreal. The rates in Verdun (1278) and Lachine (1218) are also much higher than in West Island communities such as Kirkland (486), Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue (636) and Beaconsfield ( 295).