The real risks of reopening the city

L’actualité’s Alain Vadeboncœur ponders the possible risks of reopening Montreal’s businesses and other activities starting next Monday. Vadeboncœur is also a doctor, head of emergency at the Institut de cardiologie de Montréal.

Aaron Derfel reports that at St Mary’s Hospital, one out of five ER patients ends up testing positive. Derfel doesn’t explicitly state this, but this seems to be among everyone presenting at the ER, people there for other reasons – not only those with typical Covid symptoms.