There were 23 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil as of Monday, March 22, which was an increase of four cases from Friday, March 19, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 across Argenteuil remained at 21 as of Monday.

There was a total of 303 active cases of COVID-19 across the Laurentides region of Québec as of March 22.

Vaccination information

The CISSS des Laurentides reported that 53,814 COVID-19 vaccine doses been administered across its territory as of Monday.

On March 22, the CISSS des Laurentides announced that the first-round vaccination against COVID-19 for people who could not leave their homes was successfully completed across its jurisdiction in just four days. Vulnerable people aged 60 and over who are unable to travel to a vaccination site due to their condition, as well as those aged 60 and under with significant loss of mobility were able to receive a first dose of the vaccine at home.

As a result of the home vaccination effort, 722 vulnerable people unable to travel to a vaccination site and 368 significant caregivers were vaccinated, meaning a total of 1,090 doses were administered.

All other Québec residents aged 60 (born in 1961 or before) and greater are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Vaccinations MUST be made by appointment and can be scheduled by going to QUÉBEC.CA/VACCINCOVID or by calling 1-866-495-5833.

Cases in schools and long-term care facilities

According to the Québec government, there were active cases of COVID-19 as of March 19 at the following schools in MRC d’Argenteuil communities:

École Bouchard in Brownsburg

École St-Alexandre in Lachute

Laurentian Elementary School in Lachute

Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute.

As of Monday, there were no active cases of COVID-19 at long-term care or retirement residences in the MRC d’Argenteuil.

Québec statistics

According to the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), there were 6,755 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Monday, March 22, which was an increase of 712 cases from March 21.

There were 513 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of Monday, and 114 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 10,614 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of March 22, which was an increase of 14 deaths from March 21.

Across Québec, 966,566 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday.


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 9:30 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.