Active COVID-19 cases among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil continued to decrease as of Thursday, February 4.
As of Thursday, there were 33 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of Argenteuil. There had been 40 active cases of COVID-19 among Argenteuil residents on Wednesday.
The number of deaths due to COVID-19 across Argenteuil remained at 18 on February 4.
The Québec government reported active cases of COVID-19 at the following schools across the MRC d’Argenteuil as of February 3:
École Dansereau-St-Martin in Grenville
Séminaire du Sacré-Coeur in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge
École St-Philippe in Brownsburg-Chatham
Laurentian Regional High School in Lachute
Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute
As of February 3, nine cases of COVID-19 were active at the Résidence de Lachute, and one case of COVID-19 was active at the CHSLD Argenteuil long-term care facility in Lachute.
Across the Laurentides region of Québec, 12,535 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of February 4.
According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 12,962 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Thursday, February 4. The number of active cases had increased by 1,093 from February 3 to February 4.
There were 1,070 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of February 4, and 175 of those patients were in intensive care.
There had been 9,941 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of February 4, which was an increase of 42 deaths from February 3.
Changes to restrictions
The return to the colour-based red-orange-yellow-green COVID-19 warning system was announced on February 2. However, the present measures remain in effect until February 8.
The CISSS des Laurentides, which includes the MRC d’Argenteuil, is designated as a red zone. Some of the changes that will take effect on February 8 include:
- reopening of non-priority businesses, including personal and beauty care
- reopening of museums and libraries
- the resumption of outdoor activities with a maximum of four people
The curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., the ban on gatherings in private homes and on private land, and compulsory working from home will remain in effect. Compliance with health measures remains essential.