COVID-19 in Ottawa: The province reports 45 new cases

OTTAWA – Public Health Ontario reports 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday.

It is the city’s highest case since Sunday, when Ottawa Public Health registered 55 new cases of the virus.

There were 32 new cases on Wednesday and 31 on Tuesday.

Ontario health officials reported 748 new cases in the province, a significant increase from the 591 reported Wednesday.

The province’s rolling seven-day average is now 692, up from 625 at this point last week.

Ottawa Public Health will release a complete snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa early Thursday afternoon.

UNVACCINATED CASES

Of the 257 residents of Ontario hospital with COVID-19, 212 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. 45 are fully vaccinated.

There are 137 people in intensive care units in Ontario with COVID-19. Of these, 127 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. Ten patients are considered fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 TEST IN OTTAWA

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce says 2,403 grafts were processed at assessment centers in Ottawa on Tuesday. A total of 3,763 laboratory tests were performed.

The average treatment time from the time the swab is taken at a test site to the result is 23 hours.

CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 13 new cases

  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 24 new cases

  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 35 new cases

  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Seven New Cases

  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: Seven New Cases

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