Ottawa’s active COVID-19 cases drop to lowest level in 10 months – .

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OPS reports 18 new cases of COVID-19, 1 new death in Ottawa – .


OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health reports the lowest number of known active cases in the capital since August 2020.

It comes as the health unit reported that 11 more people had tested positive locally and another 32 cases were considered resolved. The number of active cases is now below 200 for the first time this year.

OPH reported 26 new cases on Sunday.

Three new cases of the delta variant were reported in the capital on Monday, bringing the city’s total to eight cases since the variant first appeared.

Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Roumeliotis told Newstalk 580 “Ottawa at work with Leslie Roberts” of Newstalk 580 that health units are “all on the line. bridge ”when it comes to finding and managing contacts. variants.

“When we know it’s a delta variant, we increase (contact tracing). Fortunately, we are not inundated with cases, so we can devote our full attention to it, ”he said.

Roumeliotis said a case of the delta variant was recently detected in BSEO, but it has been successfully isolated.

“We isolated this case and there were no others. What we want to do is isolate them and make sure it doesn’t spread to others. If we do this successfully, then all is well. ”

No new deaths were reported in Ottawa on Monday. To date, the city has recorded 27,581 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic and 588 residents have died from the virus.

Across Ontario, health officials have reported 270 new infections and 486 newly resolved cases. Three more Ontarians have died from COVID-19. Ontario Public Health reported 12 new cases in Ottawa on Monday. PHO numbers often differ from those provided by Public Health Ontario because the two health agencies pull data for their daily reports at different times of the day.

Five new cases have been reported from other health units in eastern Ontario. Public Health Ontario added four cases to its total for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health and reported one new case to the Renfrew County and District Health Unit.

The number of people hospitalized for complications from COVID-19 remained stable on Monday. Other weekly monitoring trends showed continued signs of improvement.

KEY STATISTICS ON COVID-19 IN OTTAWA

The first phase of the Roadmap plan to reopen Ontario began at 12:01 am on June 11.

Ottawa Public Health data:

  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (June 13 to June 19): 13.7 (vs. 14.8)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (June 14 to June 20): 2.1% (vs. 2.9% from June 11 to 17)
  • Reproduction number (seven-day average): 0.89

Reproduction values ​​greater than 1 indicate that the virus is spreading and that each case infects more than one contact. If it is less than 1, it means that the propagation is slowing down.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA

Ottawa Public Health updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

As of June 21:

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 689,862 (+16,287)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 170,792 (+28,480)
  • Total doses received in Ottawa: 782 390 (+33 600)

As of Monday, 65 percent of Ottawa’s total population has received at least one dose and 16 percent of Ottawa residents have received two doses (76 percent of Ottawa adults aged 18 and over have received at least one dose and 20 percent of Ottawa adults aged 18 and over have had two)

* Total doses received do not include doses shipped to pharmacies and primary care clinics, but statistics for Ottawa residents with one or two doses include anyone with an Ottawa postal code who has been vaccinated n anywhere in Ontario.

HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA

Ottawa Public Health has reported 12 people in Ottawa hospitals with COVID-19-related illnesses.

There are five people in intensive care, up from four on Sunday.

Hospitalizations (and intensive care admissions) by age category:

  • 0-9 : 1
  • 10-19: 1 (1 in intensive care)
  • 20-29: 1 (1 in intensive care)
  • 30-39: 2 (1 in intensive care)
  • 40-49 : 2
  • 50-59 : 1
  • 60-69 : 0
  • 70-79: 3 (2 in intensive care)
  • 80-89 : 1
  • 90+ : 0

This data is based on figures from the Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 dashboard, which refer to Ottawa residents and do not include patient transfers from other regions.

ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES IN OTTAWA

The number of known active cases of COVID-19 is at its lowest level since August 2020y.

There are 186 active cases in total in Ottawa on Monday, up from 207 on Sunday.

OPH reported that 32 other people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19. The total number of resolved coronavirus cases in Ottawa is now 26,807.

The number of active cases is the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 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.

VARIANTS OF CONCERN

Ottawa Public Health data *:

  • Total cases B.1.1.7 (UK / Alpha variant): 6,568 (+7)
  • Total B.1.351 cases (South Africa / beta variant): 326
  • Total number of P.1 cases (Brazil / Gamma variant): 30
  • Total B.1.617 : 3
  • Total B.1.617.2 (variante delta) : 8 (+3)
  • Other variant: 1
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 7,576 (+10)
  • Deaths linked to variants / mutations: 83

* OPH notes that trends in VOCs and mutations should be treated with caution due to the varying time required to perform VOC testing and / or genomic analysis after the initial positive test for SARS-CoV-2. Test results may be completed in batches, and corrections or updates to data may result in changes in the number of cases that may differ from previous reports.

COVID-19 CASES IN OTTAWA BY AGE CATEGORY

  • 0-9 years: one new case (2,264 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Two new cases (3,541 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: two new cases (6,194 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: five new cases (4,209 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: Zero new cases (3,626 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: Zero new cases (3,318 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: Zero new cases (1,955 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: One new case (1,093 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: Zero new cases (858 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: zero new cases (520 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)

TEST COVID-19 À OTTAWA

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Task Force says 477 swabs were processed at local assessment centers on Sunday and labs performed 924 tests.

The average time between when a swab is taken at an assessment site and the result is 16 hours.

The average weekly positivity rate for Ottawa residents is 2.1% for the week of June 14-20.

There have been 13,828 COVID-19 tests processed in Ontario in the past 24 hours, bringing the province’s positivity rate to about 2.5% according to the Ministry of Health.

CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: zero new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: zero new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: Four New Cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: zero new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: A New Case
  • Outaouais (Gatineau and western Quebec): Six new cases

INSTITUTIONAL EPIDEMICS

Ottawa Public Health is reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 in facilities in Ottawa, including long-term care homes, retirement homes, daycares, hospitals and schools.

Active community outbreaks are:

  • Workplace – Distribution: An outbreak
  • Place of work – Hotel / Bed and Breakfast: An outbreak
  • Workplace – Retail: an outbreak

Schools and daycares that are currently experiencing epidemics are:

Long-term care homes, retirement homes, hospitals and other spaces that are currently experiencing outbreaks are:

  • Center D’Accueil Champlain – institution-wide (May 19)
  • Ottawa-Carleton Detention Center (May 22)
  • Maison Accueil Sagesse – Unit Notre Dame (May 25)
  • Shelter A-18110 (June 13)
  • Assisted Living A-18236 (June 17)

As of April 7, two cases of COVID-19 in a resident or staff member of a long-term care home, a retirement home with an epidemiological link, within 14 days, where at least one case could have been reasonably acquired their infection in the facility is considered an outbreak in a long-term care home or retirement home. A laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in a staff member or resident of other institutions such as shelters, group homes, is considered an epidemic. In daycare, two children or staff or household members with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases within a 14-day period where at least one case could reasonably have acquired their infection in the daycare is considered an outbreak in a daycare.

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