20 active cases of COVID-19 in Argenteuil

As of October 27, there were 20 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.  The cumulative case count for Argenteuil had reached 215.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Argenteuil as of October 27 remained at 10.

Three schools still have cases

COVID-19 cases remained active at three schools across the MRC d’Argenteuil as of October 27, according to the Québec Ministère de l’education.  The schools with active cases are École Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute, Laurentian Regional High School in Lachute, and Seminaire du Sacré-Coeur in Pointe-au-chêne/Grenville-sur-la-Rouge.

There were no outbreaks of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities, other group living institutions, or hospitals across the MRC d’Argenteuil as of October 27.

Regional alert levels

As of October 27, the MRC d’Argenteuil remained as an orange zone under Québec’s regional COVID-19 alert system.  The neighbouring MRC’s of Deux-Montagnes, Mirabel, and Rivière-du-Nord to the east are red zones.  The MRC des Pays d’en Haut to the north is an orange zone.  To the west, The MRC de Papineau is an orange zone, but the city of Gatineau and surrounding MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais are red zones.   The Vaudreuil-Soulanges MRC south of the Ottawa River is also a red zone.

Residents of red zones should not be travelling to orange zones for shopping and social activity, and they should not be going to Ontario for shopping and recreation either.

Across Québec

Across Québec. there were 15,099 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Monday October 26.  According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 101,885 cumulative cases and 86,786 resolved cases as of Monday.

There were 527 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of October 26, and 91 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 6,172 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of October 26.

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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