Third consecutive day of double-digit COVID-19 cases in Ottawa – .


OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health says 12 other people in the city have tested positive for COVID-19.

This is a third day in a row that SPO has reported double-digit increases in the total number of COVID-19 cases.

To date, Ottawa has recorded 27,862 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Ottawa for a 23rd consecutive day. The death toll from the pandemic locally stands at 593 inhabitants.

A further 13 cases are considered resolved, reducing the number of active COVID-19 cases in the city by one.

One more person has been in intensive care since Friday.

In the past 30 days, Ottawa Public Health has recorded 19 confirmed cases of the delta variant. To date, no one infected with the delta variant has died.

There is an active outbreak of COVID-19 in Ottawa. No new outbreaks were declared on Saturday.

Ottawa Public Health does not report the vaccine status of people who test positive for COVID-19. According to the latest figures from the Ontario government, of the 18,685 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ottawa between December 14, 2020 and July 24, 2021, only 130, or 0.7%, were considered to be cases ” revolutionary ”in fully vaccinated people. Another 669 cases, or 3.6% of all cases during this period, involved people who were considered only partially vaccinated.

Across Ontario, health officials have confirmed 378 more cases of COVID-19. Nine more Ontarians have died from the virus, but the Health Ministry says one of those nine died more than two months ago and was added on Saturday due to a data cleansing.

Another 191 cases in Ontario are considered resolved.

Public Health Ontario has reported 18 more cases of COVID-19 in the region, including four in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, five in the Hastings Prince Edward area Public Health, five in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, three in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark and one in Renfrew County.


Ottawa is now in step 3 of the Roadmap plan to reopen Ontario.

Ottawa Public Health data:

  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (July 30 to August 5): 5.0 (up from 4.9)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (July 30 to August 5): 0.7%
  • Number of reproductions (seven-day average): 1.15

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.


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

Starting on Friday :

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 770,131
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 674,412
  • Proportion of the population aged 12 and over who received at least one dose: 83%
  • Proportion of population aged 12 and over fully vaccinated: 73%
  • Total doses received in Ottawa *: 1,333,790

** 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 anywhere in Ontario.


There are 64 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, up from 65 on Friday.

Ottawa Public Health reported 13 newly resolved cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday. The number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 27,205.

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.


There are three people in hospitals in the Ottawa area who are suffering from illnesses related to COVID-19.

Two people are in intensive care, compared to one on Friday.

One hospital patient in their twenties, two in their sixties.


  • 0-9 years: One new case (2,308 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Two new cases (3,590 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: two new cases (6,256 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: one case removed from the total (4,259 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: Four new cases (3,668 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: Two new cases (3,336 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: One new case (1,968 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: Zero new cases (1,097 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: One new case (857 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: zero new cases (520 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)


Ottawa Public Health data *:

  • Total Alpha cases (B.1.1.7): 6,836
  • Total name of cas bêta (B.1.351): 406
  • Total gamma cases (P.1): 35
  • Total Delta (B.1.617.2) cas : 62 (+3)
  • Percentage of new cases with variant / mutation in the last 30 days: 43%
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 9,180 (+6)
  • Deaths linked to variants / mutations: 101

* 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 which may differ from previous reports.


The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Task Force reports that 1,003 swabs were processed at assessment centers in Ottawa on August 5.

A total of 1,762 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Thursday.

The average time from when the swab is taken at a test site to the result is 16 hours.


  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: Four New Cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Five New Cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: five new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: three new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: A New Case


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

Schools and daycares that are currently experiencing epidemics are:


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