The number of active COVID-19 cases among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil reached 18 as of Friday, December 18, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.  As of December 18, there had been 301 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Argenteuil.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Argenteuil remained at 11 as of December 18, and there had been 346 deaths across the Laurentides, as of December 18, according to the CISSS des Laurentides.

Schools and long-term care

As of December 18, an unspecified number of COVID-19 cases were listed by the Québec government at the following schools across the MRC d’Argenteuil.

École Dansereau-St-Martin in Grenville

Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute

Laurentian Regional High School in Lachute

No cases were listed at long-term care facilities or retirement residences across the MRC d`Argenteuil as of December 18.

Québec statistics

There were 17,732 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Thursday, December 17, according to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ).  There were 172,801cumulative cases and 147,398 resolved cases as of Monday.

There were 1,011 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of December 17, and 141 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 7,671 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of December 17.