There were 19 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil as of October 30, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.  The cumulative case count for Argenteuil had reached 225.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Argenteuil as of October 30 had increased to 11 from 10 on October 27.

As of October 29, there were eight active cases of COVID-19 in Lachute, and six in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge.  There were less than four active cases each on October 29 in Brownsburg-Chatham, Grenville village, St-André d’Argenteuil, and Gore.  There were no active cases of COVID-19 in Harrington, Wentworth, and Mille Isles as of October 29.

Three schools still have cases

COVID-19 cases remained active at three schools across the MRC d’Argenteuil as of October 30, according to the Québec Ministère de l’education.  The schools 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 30.

Regional alert levels

Under Québec’s regional COVID-19 alert system, the MRC d’Argenteuil remained as an orange zone, as of October 30.  The 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.

Québec statistics

Across Québec. there were 15,358 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Thursday October 29.  According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 104,952 cumulative cases and 89,592 resolved cases as of Thursday.

There were 515 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of October 29, and 81 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 6,231 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of October 29.