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22 active cases of COVID-19 among Argenteuil residents, 1,305,840 people vaccinated across Québec

There were 22 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil as of Tuesday, March 30, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.  There had been 23 active cases on March 29.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 across Argenteuil remained at 22 as of Tuesday.

There was a total of 387 active cases of COVID-19 across the Laurentides region of Québec as of March 30.

Vaccination information

The Québec department of health and social services reported that 76,068 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered across its territory as of Tuesday.

In the Laurentides region Québec residents aged 65 (born in 1956 or before) and older are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Ages 60 and older are not yet eligible in the Laurentides region.  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 30 at the following schools in MRC d’Argenteuil communities:

École Bouchard in Brownsburg

École St-Alexandre in Lachute

École St-Julien in Lachute

Polyvalente Lavigne in Lachute

As of Tuesday, 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 8,118 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Tuesday, March 30.  On March 29, there had been 7,987 active cases across Québec.

There were 487 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of Tuesday, and 126 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 10,658 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of March 30, which was an increase of seven deaths from March 29.

Across Québec, 1,305,840 vaccine doses had been administered as of Tuesday.

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 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.

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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