According to the Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been 5,969 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
From October 11 to 17 inclusive, Ottawa recorded an average of 85 new cases of COVID-19 per day, compared to an average of 106 cases per day from October 4 to 10.
No new deaths were reported on Saturday. The balance sheet of the pandemic is 301 inhabitants. Seventeen people died from COVID-19 in October.
Across Ontario, there have been 805 new cases of COVID-19, after four days of daily case counts in the 700s.
HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA
Another person was admitted to an Ottawa hospital with COVID-19-related illnesses on Saturday.
Ottawa Public Health reports that 48 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including eight in the intensive care unit.
nine are 90 years of age or older (0 in ICU);
eight are 80 years old (0 in ICU);
twelve are 70 years old (3 in intensive care);
ten are in their sixties (3 in intensive care);
six are in their fifties (2 in ICU);
two are in their 40s (0 in ICU);
one is in his thirties (0 in ICU); and
there are currently no people under the age of 30 in hospital or intensive care.
ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES IN OTTAWA
The number of known active cases of COVID-19 declined slightly on Saturday.
There are 785 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, up from 792 active cases on Friday. Over the past week, the number of active cases fell, overall, by 847 on October 10.
A total of 4,883 people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19.
The number of active cases is the total number of laboratory confirmed cases minus the number of resolved cases and deaths. A case is considered resolved 14 days after the onset of known symptoms or a positive test result.
The Ontario government says 44,722 COVID-19 tests were carried out across the province in the past 24 hours. The backlog of tests still under investigation stands at 33,630.
The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Task Force reported 1,938 swabs were taken at city testing centers on October 15 and 3,800 lab tests were performed. 1,852 people in Ottawa are still awaiting COVID-19 test results as of October 15.
COVID-19 CASES IN OTTAWA BY AGE CATEGORY
Here’s a breakdown of all known cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa by age category:
0-9 years: eight new cases (374 cases in total)
10-19 years: 13 new cases (632 cases in total)
20-29 years: 11 new cases (1306 cases in total)
30-39 years: nine new cases (810 cases in total)
40-49 years: 14 new cases (771 cases in total)
50-59 years: Six new cases (676 cases in total)
60-69 years: Six new cases (474 cases in total)
70-79 years: one new case (305 cases in total)
80-89 years: two new cases (368 cases in total)
90 years and over: one new case (253 cases in total)
CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in its region on Saturday, for a total of 411 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has reported one new case for a total of 66 cumulative cases.
Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington public health reported four new cases for a total of 170 cases on Saturday.
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, for a total of 414 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The Renfrew County and District Health Unit reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, for a total of 76 cases.
Forty-five new cases were reported Saturday in the Outaouais region of Quebec, for a total of 2,008 laboratory-confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic.
Ottawa Public Health is reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in 74 facilities in Ottawa, including long-term care homes, retirement homes, daycares, hospitals and schools.
New outbreaks have been reported at a location in the Ottawa Carleton Children’s Village, Farley Mowat Public School and 6W Wing of the Ottawa Hospital General Campus.
The outbreak at Public school Le Transit Le CAP has ended.
There is an active community outbreak in an unidentified workplace.
The schools and daycares that are currently experiencing outbreaks are:
Abraar Primary School
ESL childcare program for adults
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services – 2020-10-05
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services – 2020-10-06
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services – 2020-10-07
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services – 2020-10-12
Parascholar Center Alpha
Ottawa Carleton Children’s Village (4)
Ottawa Carleton Children’s Village (5) [NEW]
Dalhousie Parents Daycare
Horizon-Jeunesse Catholic Elementary School
Sainte-Marie Catholic Elementary School
Saint-Joseph-d’Orléans Catholic Elementary School
Seraphin Marion Public Elementary School
Franco-Cité Catholic High School
Farley Mowat Public School (NEW)
Garderie Tunney’s Daycare
Growing Together – Pierre Elliott-Trudeau
Portobello Early Learning Center
Service A L’Enfance Aladin, St-Anne
Saint-Jérôme Catholic School
Saint-Joseph high school
St. Peter High School
Long-term care homes, retirement homes, hospitals and other spaces that are currently experiencing outbreaks are:
Association for Social Integration of Ottawa – 2
Association for Social Integration of Ottawa – 3
Association for Social Integration of Ottawa – 4
Association for Social Integration of Ottawa – 6
Association for Social Integration of Ottawa – 7
Bairn Croft Residential Services
Bairn Croft Residential Services – Résidence French Hill
Champlain Visitor Center
Christian horizons 9
Cité Parkway retirement residence
Colonel By Retirement Home
Edinburgh retirement home
West emergency housing
Garry J. Armstrong
Innovative community support services
Jardin Royal Garden
Madonna Care Community
Montfort Hospital “3rd Mental Health”
Montfort “4C Med” Hospital
New Edinburgh Square Chartwell
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus 5N
6W Ottawa Hospital General Campus (NEW)
Perley Rideau Veterans Health Center – Gatineau Building
Peter D. Clark
Prince of Wales Manor
Les Ravines retirement home
Royal Ottawa Place Long Term Care Residence
Sisters of Charity retirement home
St. Patrick’s House
Saint-Vincent 5 North Hospital
Services résidentiels Walk of Grace
Waterford Retirement Community
Villa West End
Westwood Building 1 Retirement Home
Wildpine retirement home
Windsor Park Retirement Home
A single laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in a resident or staff member of a long-term care home, retirement home or shelter triggers outbreak response, Public Health says Ottawa. In child care settings, a single confirmed symptomatic case in a staff member, home daycare or child triggers an outbreak.
According to provincial guidelines, a school COVID-19 outbreak is defined as two or more laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in students and / or school staff with an epidemiologic link, within a period of 14 days, when at least one case could reasonably have acquired his infection at school (including transport and before or after school care).