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Second highest week of curfew tickets, public health infractions in Montreal

Pandemic infractions were on the rise again last week.

Montreal police have announced that they received 522 calls from April 26 to May 2 regarding COVID-19 public health measures and violations. This is a decrease in the number of calls from the previous week, which were 612 (-90). The SPVM also confirmed that Montreal police handed out 878 tickets (+58) related to pandemic infractions, including 511 (+36) for curfew violations; these represent the second highest week of tickets since the pandemic began.

According to an SPVM statement yesterday, 34 tickets were handed out at the Olympic Stadium protest on Saturday, and four arrests were made.

Consult the table below for the COVID-19 statistics on calls made to Montreal police, total pandemic infractions and curfew tickets since they have been publicly disclosed by the SPVM:

Week endingCalls made to Montreal policeTotal tickets for pandemic infractionsCurfew tickets
May 2522878511
April 25612820475
April 18728684402
April 1115471,005538
April 4737797407
March 28608431319
March 21511431230
March 14421516230
March 7383372263
Feb. 28357552332
Feb. 21382450298
Feb. 14428477280
Feb. 7448586219
Jan. 31536699323
Jan. 24545773396
Jan. 17760583353
Jan. 11800297185
Jan. 3903305
Dec. 2769334
Dec. 20530353
Dec. 1358774
Dec. 6410177
Nov. 2936582
Nov. 2236571
Nov. 15545106
Nov. 8589179
Nov. 147058
Oct. 25557105
Oct. 18600109
Oct. 1176528
The SPVM has announced that Montreal police issued 878 tickets for pandemic infractions, including 511 for breaking curfew.

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