What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday June 29

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What’s the last one?

Kingston’s medical officer of health says today there are now 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 linked to the epidemic at Binh’s Nails and Spa: six employees, six clients and close contacts that include one employee in a second living room.

Dave Longbottom, owner of Flora Hall Brewing, has asked the City of Ottawa to consider allowing breweries, restaurants and pubs that do not have patio space to operate pop-up establishments in city ​​parks.

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The City of Ottawa is announcing that it will start warning people this week that tickets will be distributed again next week for extended stays in on-street parking with posted time limits.

Drivers will have to power the parking meters in Kingston again starting today.

Today, the Ottawa Public Library allows users to re-take.

OC Transpo’s summer schedule, which brings back normal service levels, is now in effect and the Confederation Line is operating again after a longer than expected maintenance shutdown.

A cyclist wears a mask while waiting for an OC Transpo bus in Ottawa on June 15, 2020, the first day of wearing was mandatory on the capital’s public transit service. (Jean Delisle / CBC)

How many cases are there?

There were 2,083 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa and 263 deaths.

There are more than 3,300 known cases in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

Health units report that more than 2,800 people in the region have recovered from COVID-19.

COVID-19 has killed 102 people outside of Ottawa: 52 in the counties of Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, 17 in other parts of eastern Ontario and 33 in Outaouais.

What is open and closed?

Eastern Ontario is in ” 2nd step“Of the recovery plan of the province, allowing more activities and” circles “of 10 people maximum.

Some streets in the Byward Market in Ottawa turn into a terrace from Saturday. Ottawa pools begin opening next week.

Quebec now allows indoor and remote gatherings up to 50 people, including in places of worship and indoor sports venuesand relaxed the rules daycare.

The province has also authorized the reopening of bars, spas, water parks and casinos.

Quebec has also authorized the reopening of bars, spas, water parks and casinos. (Nathan Denette / Canadian Press)

The National Gallery of Canada reopens Thursday to Sunday starting July 18.

Back to school plans for Quebec bring older students back to classrooms. Ontario has put three options for the next school year on the table, while post-secondary schools are moving towards more online courses in September.

Distance and isolation

The coronavirus is mainly spread by droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. People don’t have to have symptoms to be contagious.

That means physical distancing measures like working from home and in Ontario, staying at least two meters from anyone they do not live with or around.

Quebec allows a closer distance in certain circumstances.

Ottawa Public Health wants people to think about how to do certain things safely and recommend to people wear non-medical cloth or mask if they can’t stay two meters away from strangers, like in a grocery store.

Masks are required in many indoor spaces in Kingston.

People line up to start a business in the Stittsville community of Ottawa on June 24, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Francis Ferland / CBC)

Anyone who has symptoms or has recently traveled outside of Canada must isolate themselves for at least 14 days.

Specifically in Ottawa, anyone waiting for a COVID-19 test result should isolate themselves at least until they know the result.

The same is true for anyone in Ontario who has been in contact with a person tested positive or suspected of having COVID-19.

The Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario strongly recommends self-isolation for people with compromised immune systems, and Ottawa Public Health recommends that people over the age of 70 stay at home as much as possible.

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What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19[female[femininecan range from a cold-like illness severe lung infection, with common symptoms, including fever, dry cough, vomiting, and loss of taste or smell.

Less common symptoms include chills, headache and pink eyes. The Ontario government says in rare cases: children can develop a rash.

If you have severe symptoms, call 911.

Ontario hope to start testing a federal contact finder next week this would let users know if they have been close to a confirmed case.

Where to get tested

In eastern Ontario:

In Ottawa any resident who feels they need a test, even if they have no symptoms, can now be tested at one of the three sites.

The Brewer Arena site is closed on Canada Day, but the others are open at regular hours.

Inuit in Ottawa can call the Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team at 613-740-0999 for services, including tests, in Inuktitut or English on weekdays.

West Ottawa company advises buyers that it is open again during the COVID-19 pandemic on June 24, 2020. (Francis Ferland / CBC)

Tests have also increased for local residents and working employees in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit area.

There is a driving test center Casselman and assessment centers Hawkesbury and Winchester that don’t require people to call ahead.

Others in Rockland and Cornwall require an appointment.

COVID-19 assessment center to open Alexandria next week, Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.

All examination centers are closed on Canada Day.

In Kingston, the Leon’s Center is now open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, replacing the location of the Kingston Memorial Center. Find him at door 2.

NapaneeThe test center is open every day for people who call for an appointment.

After Kingston, Ontario, mandatory masks are worn in indoor stores and public places, two other municipalities in eastern Ontario said they plan to do the same. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)

the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark The unit will ask you to have a test if you have any symptoms or concerns about the exposure.

He has a walk-in site Brockville open seven days a week at Memorial Center and test sites Smiths Falls and Almonte that require an appointment.

The public health unit of Beautiful city east area ask people to call it, their family doctor or Telehealth if they have symptoms or questions.

You can organize a test at Bancroft, Belleville or Trenton by calling the center, or Picton by texting or calling 613-813-6864.

There are pop-up clinics in Stirling today and in Madoc on Friday. You can also qualify for a home test.

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Renfrew County also provides pop-up and home testing in certain circumstances. Residents who do not have access to a family doctor can call 1-844-727-6404 if they have health concerns related to COVID-19 or not.

If you are concerned about the coronavirus, take a self-assessment.

In western Quebec:

Outaouais residents should call 1-877-644-4545 if they have symptoms for help.

First Nations:

Local communities declared state of emergency, imposed curfew or both.

Akwesasne at opened a COVID-19 mobile test site available by appointment only. Anyone returning to Akwesasne more than 80 kilometers away is asked to isolate themselves for 14 days.

Anybody Tyendinaga those interested in a test can call 613-967-3603 to speak to a nurse.

Pikwakanaganboard of let businesses reopen May 29 and does not manage entry points during the day.

Kitigan Zibi plans an election on August 29 with changes depending on the state of the pandemic at that time.

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