The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant decrease in emergency room (ER) visits. In Montreal, 18 of the 21 ER have an occupancy rate under 100%. In fact, the average occupancy rate in the city is 71% and in the province of Quebec, this number is about 61%.
The Canadian Press. Quebec Emergency Room Visits Down Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. CTV News. April 27, 2020.