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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Argenteuil reach 64 on May 1, 34,757 cases active across Québec

The month began with 64 confirmed cases to date of COVID-19 in the MRC d’Argenteuil as of June 1.  That amount was five more cases than had been reported by the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority on Friday, May 29.

The total number of deaths in Argenteuil due to COVID-19 as of June 1 remained at five.

The CISSS des Laurentides region includes seven other MRC’s, and the municipality of Mirabel.  Throughout the Laurentides region on June 1 there were 2,969 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which was an increase from 2,827 confirmed cases on May 31.  However, the CISSS des Laurentides was listing 1,758 cases as resolved, which means that 59.2 per cent of the 2,827 Laurentides cases are now resolved and there are 1,069 active cases across the region.

Across the Laurentides region on Monday, there were 209 COVID-19 patients in hospital and 31 of those patients were in intensive care.  As of June 1, there had been 142 COVID-19 deaths in the Laurentides region.

According to the CISSS des Laurentides, COVID-19 is, or has been present in all nine municipalities within the MRC d’Argenteuil.  There are less than five cases in each municipality except for Lachute, which has had 30 cases.  Brownsburg-Chatham has had eight cases, and there have been eight cases in St-André-d’Argenteuil.

No outbreaks of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities or other institutional living facilities in the MRC d’Argenteuil were listed by the CISSS des Laurentides as of June 1.

Québec statistics

As of Monday, June 1, there had been 51,354 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Québec.  That was a 0.6 per cent increase from 51,059 confirmed cases on Sunday, May 31.

The Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) reported on May 31 that 16,597 cases of COVID-19 in Québec were resolved, which means that 32.3 per cent of the cases were resolved and that 34,757 cases remained active.

As of June 1, 1,185 COVID-19 patients in Québec were in hospital and 163 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 4,661 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 throughout Québec as of June 1.  That was a 0.5 per cent increase from 4,641 COVID-19 deaths on May 31.

 

James Morgan

James Morgan is a freelance contributor. He has worked for several print and broadcast media outlets. James loves the history, natural beauty, and people of eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

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