Ontario Reports Over 700 New COVID-19 Cases Friday 65 In Ottawa – .

Ottawa has lowest number of COVID-19 cases in more than a week – .

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health reports 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, the highest number of day-long cases in the capital in a week.

Thirty-five of the 65 new cases of COVID-19 are in Ottawa residents under the age of 30.

Since the first case of COVID-19 in Ottawa in March 2020, there have been 29,541 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 595 deaths.

The 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday follow 33 new cases on Thursday and 59 new cases on Wednesday. This is the highest number of one-day cases in Ottawa since September 18, when health officials reported 65 new cases.

In Ontario, there are 727 new cases of COVID-19. Health officials reported 144 in Toronto, 83 in Peel Region and 66 in Hamilton.

There are 30 new cases of COVID-19 in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit area on Friday.


Of the 727 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario on Friday, 557 cases involve people who are not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown.

A total of 170 cases involve fully vaccinated residents.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the 193 people hospitalized in intensive care with COVID-19, 182 are not fully vaccinated.


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

Ottawa Public Health data:

  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (September 16 to September 22): 39.4 (up from 39.2)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (September 17 to September 23): 2.7%
  • Reproduction number (seven-day average): 0.84

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+): 812 726 (+1 633)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 760,018 (+ 3,085)
  • Share of the population aged 12 and over with at least one dose: 88%
  • Share of population aged 12 and over fully vaccinated: 82%
  • Total doses received in Ottawa: 1,417,102

* 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.


There are 445 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, up from 444 active cases on Thursday.

Ottawa Public Health has reported 64 newly resolved cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa. The number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 28,501.

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.


As of Friday, 12 people in hospitals in the Ottawa area are suffering from illnesses linked to COVID-19.

Nine people are in intensive care.

Age categories of hospitalized people:

  • 0-9 : 0
  • 10-19 : 0
  • 20-29: 1 (1 in intensive care)
  • 30-39: 2 (1 in intensive care)
  • 40-49: 3 (2 in intensive care)
  • 50-59: 4 (3 in intensive care)
  • 60-69: 1 (1 in intensive care)
  • 70-79: 1 (1 in intensive care)
  • 80-89 : 0
  • 90+ : 0


  • 0-9 years: Nine new cases (2,588 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Ten new cases (3,878 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: 16 new cases (6,658 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: 15 new cases (4,552 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: 12 new cases (3,877 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: two new cases (3,441 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: Zero new cases (2,028 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: two new cases (1,118 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: one case removed from the total (866 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: zero cases (532 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)


Ottawa Public Health data:

  • Total name of Alpha cas (B.1.1.7): 6 845
  • Total name of cas bêta (B.1.351): 513
  • Total name of cas gamma (P.1): 55
  • Total Delta cases (B.1.617.2): 610
  • Percentage of new cases with variant / mutation in the last 30 days: 27%
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 9,922
  • Deaths linked to variants / mutations: 103

* 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.


The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Task Force reports that 2,400 swabs were processed at assessment centers in Ottawa on September 22.

On Wednesday, 4,189 laboratory tests were carried out in Ottawa.

The average turnaround time from when the swab is taken at a test site to the result is 31 hours.


  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 30 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Six new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: six new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: four new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: one case removed from total


Ottawa Public Health reports COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities and community outbreaks in Ottawa.

Community epidemics:

Schools and daycares currently experiencing outbreaks:

  • La Coccinelle – Des Sentiers (Sept. 6)
  • Discovery Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 12)
  • Aladdin Childhood Service – St. Anne (Sept. 13)
  • Marius-Barbeau Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 14)
  • Franco-Cite Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 15)
  • St. Kateri Tekakwitha Primary School (September 17)
  • St. Paul High School (September 17)
  • Claudel High School (Sept. 17)
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 17)
  • Montfort Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 19)
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Elementary School (Sep 21)
  • Saint-Remi Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 21)
  • Joan of Arc Academy (Sept. 21)
  • St. Stephen Catholic Elementary School (September 22)
  • Samuel-Genest Catholic High School (Sept. 22) NEW
  • St. John the Apostle Elementary School (Sep 22) NEW

Health facilities and places of assembly experiencing epidemics:

  • Group Home 2021-09-13 (Sep 13)
  • St. Louis Residence – Unit 1C (Sept. 16)
  • Peter D. Clark Long Term Care Home – Management Cohort (September 19)
  • Elizabeth Bruyère Hospital – 6e ground rehabilitation unit (Sept. 21)


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