45 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday – .

Eastern Ontario Health Unit records second highest number of new COVID cases in Ontario, 23 cases in Ottawa – .

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health is reporting 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, the largest day-on-day increase in new cases in five days.

Eighteen of the 45 new cases involve residents under the age of 20, while 11 cases involve residents aged 40 to 49.

Since the first case of COVID-19 in Ottawa in March 2020, there have been 30,427 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 601 deaths.

The 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday follow 23 new cases on Thursday and 24 cases on Wednesday.

Across Ontario, there are 496 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Officials say there are 74 new cases in Toronto, 60 in Peel Region and 40 in Windsor-Essex.


Of the 496 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario on Friday, 334 cases involve people who are not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown.

A total of 162 cases involve fully vaccinated people.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said of 163 people in intensive care with COVID-19, 148 patients are not fully immunized.


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

Ottawa Public Health data:

  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (October 7 to October 13): 22.9 (up from 23.3)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (October 6 to October 12): 1.8% (vs. 1.7% from October 1 to 7)
  • Number of reproduction (average over seven days): 0.90

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+): 825,587 (+1 298)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 784,993 (+3,966)
  • Share of the population aged 12 and over with at least one dose: 89%
  • Share of population aged 12 and over fully vaccinated: 85%
  • Total doses received in Ottawa: 1,372,642

* 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 286 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, up from 276 active cases on Thursday.

Ottawa Public Health has reported 35 new resolved cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa. The total number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 29,540.

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.


Seven people in Ottawa-area hospitals are suffering from COVID-19-related illnesses on Friday, up from eight on Thursday.

There are five people in the ICU.

Age categories of hospitalized people:

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

(Ottawa Public Health is now reporting people hospitalized with an “active” infection)


  • 0-9 years: 10 new cases (2,778 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Eight new cases (4,027 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: Six new cases (6,838 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: five new cases (4,674 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: 11 new cases (4,004 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: Three new cases (3,502 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: one new case (2,061 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: One new case (1,135 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: Zero new cases (873 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: zero new cases (532 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)


Ottawa Public Health data:

  • Total Alpha cases (B.1.1.7): 6,849
  • Total name of cas bêta (B.1.351): 513
  • Total name of cas gamma (P.1): 55
  • Total Delta cases (B.1.617.2): 734
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 11,025
  • Deaths linked to variants / mutations: 107

* 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 says 2,084 swabs were processed at assessment centers in Ottawa on October 13.

A total of 3,829 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Wednesday.

The average turnaround time from swab to result is 23 hours at a test site.


  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 12 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Two New Cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: Nine new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: zero new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: A New Case


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

Community epidemics:

Currently emerging schools and daycares: (five elementary schools, two high schools and one daycare)

  • Growing Together – Marius Barbeau School (child care) (Sept. 25)
  • St. Francis Xavier High School (Oct. 4)
  • Pleasant Park Public School (October 4)
  • Mauril-Belanger Public Elementary School (Oct. 4)
  • Franco-Cite Catholic Elementary School (Oct. 6)
  • Dr. FJ McDonald Catholic Elementary School (Oct 6)
  • Chapman Mills Elementary School (Oct 12) NEW
  • Fielding Drive Public School (Oct 13) NEW

Health facilities and places of assembly experiencing epidemics:


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