While the number of COVID-19 cases across Québec has begun to increase more noticeably in recent days, the situation remains comparatively calm in the MRC d’Argenteuil.  As of Tuesday, September 15, there were 131 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in the region, which was an increase from 126 cumulative cases on September 11.  However, just two of those cases were active, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.

As of September 15, there were no COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care or other group living facilities in the MRC d’Argenteuil.  There were no schools in the region affected by cases of COVID-19 either.   As of September 15, the number of COVID-19 deaths in the MRC d’Argenteuil had remained at nine for several weeks.

Québec COVID-19 statistics

Across Québec as of Tuesday, September 15, there were 65,554 cumulative cases of COVID-19 with an increase of 1,091 from 64,463 cumulative cases on September 11.  According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), 57,628 cases across Québec were resolved as of September 14, which means that approximately 87.9 per cent of the 65,554 cases were resolved, which means that there were approximately 7,926 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec on September 15.

In hospitals across Québec on September 15, there were 133 COVID-19 patients and 23 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 5,785 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of September 15, which was an increase of 11 deaths from September 11.