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COVID-19 cases increase by 10 in Argenteuil

The number of active COVID-19 cases across the MRC d’Argenteuil had increased 37 as of Wednesday, January 13, which was an increase of 10 cases from 27 on Tuesday, January 12.   There had been 388 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Argenteuil as of Tuesday.  Across the entire Laurentides region of Québec, there were 1,044 active cases of COVID-19 as of January 12.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Argenteuil remained at 12 as of Wednesday.

Public schools across Québec resumed classes on January 11.  As of January 12, Laurentian Regional High School in Lachute was the only school in the MRC d’Argenteuil listing a case of COVID-19 among students or staff.

As of January 13, no cases of COVID-19 were listed at long-term care facilities or retirement residences across the MRC d`Argenteuil.

Across the Laurentides region of Québec, 5,791 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of January 13.

Québec began a four-week curfew intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on the night of Saturday, January 9.  The curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly until February 8.  All citizens are to remain at home during that time, unless for specific medical, employment, or emergency reasons.

Québec statistics

According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 23,695 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Tuesday, January 12.  The number of active cases had increased by 2,071 from January 11 to January 12.  There were 234,695 cumulative cases and 202,166 resolved cases across Québec as of January 12.

There were 1,516 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of January 12, and 229 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 8,815 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of January 12.

 

 

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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