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10,447 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec, 34 active cases in Argenteuil

There were 34 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the MRC d’Argenteuil as of Tuesday, April 6, according to the CISSS des Laurentides regional health authority.

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

There was a total of 386 active cases of COVID-19 across the Laurentides region of Québec as of April 6.

Vaccination information

The Québec department of health and social services reported that 97,628 COVID-19 vaccine doses been administered across its territory as of Tuesday.

In the Laurentides region Québec, residents aged 65 (born in 1956 or before) and greater are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Ages 60 and greater 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 April 6 at the following schools in MRC d’Argenteuil communities:

École Bouchard in Brownsburg

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 10,447 active cases of COVID-19 across Québec as of Tuesday, April 6, which was 1,168 more cases than on Monday, April 5.

There were 514 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Québec as of Tuesday, and 121 of those patients were in intensive care.

There had been 10,701 confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 across Québec as of April 6, which was an increase of four deaths from April 5.

Across Québec, 1,592,197 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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