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87 confirmed COVID-19 cases so far in Argenteuil, Québec moving to weekly, instead of daily COVID-19 statistic updates

On Thursday, June 25, the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority reported that there had so far been 87 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil.

The total number of deaths in Argenteuil due to COVID-19 as of June 25 remained at five.

Seven other MRC’s, and the municipality of Mirabel are part of the CISSS des Laurentides territory.  Throughout the Laurentides region on June 25, there were 3,358 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  The CISSS des Laurentides was also listing 2,478 cases as resolved, which means that 73.8 per cent of the 3,358 Laurentides cases are now resolved and there are 880 active cases across the region.

There had been 183 COVID-19 deaths in the Laurentides region as of Thursday.

According to the CISSS des Laurentides, COVID-19 is, or has been present in all nine municipalities within the MRC d’Argenteuil.  The latest statistics show that Lachute, has had 38 cases, Brownsburg-Chatham has had 14 cases, and there have been nine cases in St-André-d’Argenteuil.  There have been less than five cases in the other six MRC d’Argenteuil municipalities.

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 25.

Across Québec

As of Thursday June 25, there were 55,079 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Québec.  However, on June 24, the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) reported that 23,786 cases of COVID-19 in Québec were resolved, which means that 43.2 per cent of the 54,146 cases were resolved and that 31,293 cases remained active.

As of June 25, 587 COVID-19 patients in Québec were in hospital, and 50 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 5,448 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 throughout Québec as of June 25.

On June 25, the Québec government and INSPQ announced that it would no longer make daily updates of COVID-19 statistics for all of Québec but would instead provide weekly updates.  The next update is on Thursday, July 2.

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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