There were 18 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil as of Monday, January 4, which was an increase of just two cases since December 31, 2020, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority. Argenteuil continues to have the lowest number of active cases among the entire Laurentides region of Québec. There had been 347 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Argenteuil as of Monday. Across the entire Laurentides region, there were 1,093 active cases of COVID-19 as of January 4.
The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Argenteuil remained at 12 as of January 4.
As of Monday, no cases of COVID-19 were listed at long-term care facilities or retirement residences across the MRC d`Argenteuil.
All of southern Québec is under a temporary red zone designation for COVID-19 control until January 11. Retail stores are permitted to sell essential items only. As examples, drugstores can still provide prescriptions, medications, and personal care products, but they cannot sell greeting cards. Clothing stores can sell work wear for construction, farm, or logging use, but not regular clothing.
According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 23,364 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Sunday, January 3. There were 212,850 cumulative cases and 181,205 resolved cases as of Sunday.
There were 1,294 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of January 3, and 188 of those patients were in intensive care.
There had been 8,379 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of January 3.