COVID-19 – Montreal Police checked over 7900 locations for illegal gatherings so far

Montreal Police checked over 7900 locations

Over the past week Police have checked over 7,900 locations for people gathering illegally, including two bars and 7,873 stores.

Over 670 phone calls have come in to the Montreal Police Department telling them of illegal gatherings.

The Montreal Police have handed out 34 fines over the past few days for violations of the Public Health measures.

The fines can go up to $1500 for people gathering illegally. Minors aged 14 – 17 years of age can face up to $560 fines. Children under 14 will not be fined.

The Quebec government is pleading with people to stay home and keep social distancing. Wearing a face mask is mandatory in public area.

Quebec hospital beds are filling up and doctors are afraid that the Christmas holidays will put the medical system over the edge.

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