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Argenteuil COVID-19 cases in the single digits, more than 19,000 now vaccinated across Laurentides

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.

Québec statistics

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.

Restrictions

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.

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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