Ottawa Public Health Says Number of Cases Rises by 34; 530 others across Ontario – –

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Ottawa Public Health reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths on Sunday.

The update, which was based on figures compiled on Saturday, said there were 18 people with COVID-19 in the hospital and three were in intensive care units. There were no new hospital admissions in the update.

There were 350 known active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, according to the health unit report.

As for the ongoing outbreaks, there were seven in health care facilities, two in daycares and schools, and one in a community workplace.

The seven-day average reproduction rate has been estimated to be 0.80. A value less than 1.0 indicates that the spread of the virus is slowing down.

The Ontario government reported 530 new cases of COVID-19 across the province on Sunday with seven more deaths and 763 more cases resolved.

There had been 539,683 cases of COVID-19 in Ontario since the start of the pandemic, according to the province’s Sunday update.

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In other areas outside of Ottawa with new cases of COVID-19 reported on Sunday, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit registered four, Leeds District Health Unit, Grenville and Lanark registered three and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit registered one.

Shoppers lined up to access Nordstrom Rack near the Train Yards shopping area on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Photo par Ashley Fraser /Postmedia

Across the Ottawa River, the Quebec government reported five new cases of COVID-19 in the Outaouais region on Sunday, among 151 new cases in that province.

There have been 12,368 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Outaouais since the start of the pandemic.

There was good news this weekend for residents of Ontario who received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as their first dose and are eager to receive their second dose.

The provincial government announced on Saturday that it was reducing the second dose interval for the AstraZeneca vaccine to eight weeks from the previous wait time of 12 weeks.

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Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, people who have received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be able to schedule their second dose appointments at an interval of eight weeks or more with informed consent.

“People who want to receive an mRNA vaccine for their second dose can make an appointment through the provincial reservation system, public health units that use their own reservation system or a participating pharmacy,” the province said in the statement. ‘ad.

Shoppers lined up to access Nordstrom Rack near the Train Yards shopping area on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Photo par Ashley Fraser /Postmedia

Patients who prefer to receive a second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine can contact the pharmacy or primary caregiver where they received the first dose.

While the 12-week interval “ultimately helps provide more protection, some may choose to receive their second dose earlier to benefit from the increased protection provided by a second dose earlier,” the province said.

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“All of these options provide protection against COVID-19, including the Delta variant, and have been found to be safe. “

Meanwhile, Ottawa’s patios were busy on a sunny weekend after the province entered Stage 1 of its economic reopening plan on Friday. The City of Ottawa did not have information on enforcement activities over the weekend.

Ontario

(source, Ontario government daily update, reported Sunday)

530: New confirmed cases

539 683: total name of cas

7: New deaths

8,957: Total number of deaths

373: currently in hospital

426: Intensive care

273: On the fans

Ottawa

(source, daily update from Ottawa Public Health, reported Sunday)

34: New confirmed cases

27 426: total name of cas

0: new deaths

585: Total number of deaths

350: active cases

14: At the hospital

3: Intensive care

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