Ottawa’s active COVID-19 cases drop back below 500 on Tuesday – .

Ottawa’s active COVID-19 cases drop back below 500 on Tuesday – .

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health says 46 other people in Ottawa have tested positive for COVID-19. The number of known active cases has dropped back below 500.

To date, OPH has recorded 29,384 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ottawa. No new deaths were reported on Tuesday, leaving the city’s pandemic death toll at 595.

The daily number of COVID-19 cases is generally lower on Tuesday.

The number of people in local hospitals with COVID-19 declined slightly on Tuesday. No new COVID-19 epidemic was declared on Tuesday.

In the past 30 days, OPH has recorded 224 cases of the Delta variant. Two residents who had been infected with the Delta variant died.

Across the province, health officials have confirmed 574 new cases of COVID-19. Eight more Ontarians have died from the virus and 764 other existing cases are now considered resolved.

In eastern Ontario, Public Health Ontario added 20 new cases: 16 in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit; one in Hastings Prince Edward; one in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington; and two in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.

Ontario Public Health added 58 cases to its total for Ottawa on Tuesday. PHO’s numbers often differ from Public Health Ontario’s because the two health agencies pull data for their respective daily snapshot reports at different times of the day.


Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the 574 cases reported on Tuesday, 140 were in people who were fully vaccinated and 443 were in people not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status was unknown.

There are 330 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario. 303 are not fully vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status and 27 are fully vaccinated. Of the 179 people in intensive care due to COVID-19, 170 are not fully vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status and nine are fully vaccinated.

Data from Ottawa Public Health suggests unvaccinated residents are 11 times more likely to contract COVID-19 than fully vaccinated residents.


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

Ottawa Public Health data:

  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (September 13 to September 19): 39.2 (vs. 38.4)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (September 13 to September 19): 3.1%
  • Number of reproductions (seven-day average): 1.06

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 Monday :

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 809,616 (+2,183)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 754,476 (+3,710)
  • 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 475 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, up from 501 active cases on Monday.

Ottawa Public Health has reported 72 new resolved cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa. The number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 28,314.

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 seven people in Ottawa-area hospitals with COVID-19-related illnesses on Tuesday, up from eight on Monday.

Six people are in intensive care, up from seven previously.

Age categories of hospitalized people:

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


  • 0-9 years: 10 new cases (2,559 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Zero new cases (3,852 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: 10 new cases (6,629 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: Nine new cases (4,519 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: Four new cases (3,857 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: three new cases (3,430 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: three new cases (2,022 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: Two new cases (1,114 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: Two new cases (866 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: three new cases (533 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)


Ottawa Public Health data:

  • Total Alpha cases (B.1.1.7): 6,844
  • Total name of cas bêta (B.1.351): 513
  • Total name of cas gamma (P.1): 55
  • Total Delta cases (B.1.617.2): 585
  • Percentage of new cases with variant / mutation in the last 30 days: 27%
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 9,825
  • 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 which may differ from previous reports.


  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 16 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: A New Case
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: A New Case
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: two new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: zero new cases


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

Community epidemics:

Schools and daycares currently experiencing outbreaks:

  • Discovery Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 12)
  • Franco-Cite Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 15)
  • Marius-Barbeau Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 14)
  • Montfort Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 19)
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Catholic Elementary School (Sept. 17)
  • Growing Together Pierre Elliott Trudeau Daycare (Sept. 6)
  • La Coccinelle – Des Sentiers (Sept. 6)
  • Claudel High School (Sept. 17)
  • Aladdin Childhood Service – St. Anne (Sept. 13)
  • St. Kateri Tekakwitha Primary School (September 17)
  • St. Paul High School (September 17)

Health facilities and places of assembly experiencing epidemics:


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