As of Friday, February 26, there were just nine active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.
The number of deaths due to COVID-19 across Argenteuil remained at 21 as of Friday.
There was a total of 459 active cases of COVID-19 across the Laurentides region of Québec as of February 26.
The CISSS des Laurentides reported that 19,575 residents of the region had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of February 26.
Cases in schools and long-term care facilities
The Québec government reported active cases of COVID-19 at the following schools across the MRC d’Argenteuil as of February 26:
Laurentian Regional High School in Lachute
Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute
As of Friday, no active cases of COVID-19 were present at long-term care facilities in the MRC d’Argenteuil.
According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 7,888 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as Friday, February 26. The number of active cases had increased by 815 from February 25 to February 26.
There were 620 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of Friday, and 119 of those patients were in intensive care.
There had been 10,372 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of February 26, which was an increase of 11 deaths from February 25.
Across Québec, 400,540 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday.
Under Québec’s regional system of COVID-19 emergency measures, the MRC d’Argenteuil, and the entire Laurentides region, is a red zone.
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 remain in effect.