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OTTAWA – A child under 10 has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ottawa as active cases of the virus continue to rise.

The child is one of 11 people hospitalized with the virus in Ottawa hospitals. Someone in their 80s is in intensive care.

Ottawa Public Health reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a day after authorities confirmed the arrival of the Omicron variant in the capital.

The 26 cases are a decrease from the 61 Sunday and 45 Saturday cases reported by Ottawa Public Health. Sunday’s case count was the city’s highest since May.

The hospitalized child is the 11th person under the age of 10 to be hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ottawa during the pandemic.

Ottawa Public Health also provided the latest vaccine figures for children aged five to 11, who started getting vaccinated last week. The health unit says nearly 8,500 children received their first doses from Friday to Sunday.

There are 347 active COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, two more than Sunday.

Across the province, Ontario health officials reported 788 new cases and three new deaths from the virus on Monday.

The province’s seven-day moving average is now 783, down from 656 on the same date last week.


  • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (November 21 to November 27): 27.0 (up from 27 to 8)
  • Positivity rate in Ottawa (Nov 19 to Nov 25): 1.7 percent
  • Number of reproductions (seven-day average): 1.13

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.


People who are not fully vaccinated represent 439 of Ontario’s 788 new cases on Monday. 34 others had unknown vaccination status.


Ottawa Public Health has updated its immunization numbers to include children aged five to 11, who are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

The health unit publishes vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

From Monday:

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose (5+): 848,906 (+9,031)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (5+): 813,273 (+859)
  • Share of population aged 12 and over with at least one dose: 92 percent
  • Share of population aged 12 and over fully vaccinated: 88%
  • Share or population aged five and over who received at least one dose: 85%
  • Share of population aged five and over fully vaccinated: 81%

* 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 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday, up from 345 active cases on Sunday.

Ottawa Public Health has reported 24 other newly resolved cases of COVID-19. The total number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 30,104.

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 11 people in Ottawa-area hospitals with COVID-19-related illnesses on Monday, one more than Sunday.

There is a patient in intensive care. This person is 80 years old.

Age categories of hospitalized people:

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


  • 0-9 years: seven new cases (3,112 cases in total)
  • 10-19 years: Six new cases (4,274 cases in total)
  • 20-29 years: two new cases (7,066 cases in total)
  • 30-39 years: One new case (4,890 cases in total)
  • 40-49 years: seven new cases (4,185 cases in total)
  • 50-59 years: two new cases (3,642 cases in total)
  • 60-69 years: Zero new cases (2,155 cases in total)
  • 70-79 years: One new case (1,188 cases in total)
  • 80-89 years: Zero new cases (904 cases in total)
  • 90 years and over: zero new cases (550 cases in total)
  • Unknown: Zero new cases (3 cases in total)


The Omicron variant has not yet been added to Ottawa Public Health’s list of variants of concern.

  • Total Alpha cases (B.1.1.7): 6,850
  • Total name of cas bêta (B.1.351): 513
  • Total gamma cases (P.1): 55
  • Total Delta cases (B.1.617.2): 1,142
  • Total number of variants of concern / mutation cases: 12,233
  • Deaths linked to variants / mutations: 121

* 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: 10 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 11 new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: 47 new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: two new cases
  • Renfrew County & District Health Unit: Five New Cases


Ottawa Public Health reports COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities and community outbreaks in Ottawa. There are eight ongoing outbreaks in health care facilities and 20 in daycares and schools.

Community epidemics:

Schools and daycares currently experiencing outbreaks:

  1. Marie-Curie Public Elementary School (Nov. 5)
  2. Sainte-Famille Elementary School (November 7)
  3. Assumption Catholic Elementary School (Nov. 8)
  4. Académie Providence Sisters Antonines (Nov. 16)
  5. Carlington Recreation Center – Licensed Child Care Center (November 17)
  6. Wee Watch – Licensed Family Day Care – Kanata (Nov 18)
  7. Fern Hill School (November 19)
  8. Chesterton Academy (November 21)
  9. St. Rita Elementary School (November 21)
  10. Lamoureux Catholic Elementary School of Personalized Education (Nov. 21)
  11. Pinecrest Public School (November 21)
  12. Carson Grove Elementary School (November 22)
  13. Holy Redeemer Primary School (November 22)
  14. Chapel Hill Catholic School (November 23)
  15. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School (Nov. 24)
  16. Approved Inuuqutigiit Daycare – Overbrook (Nov 25)
  17. Notre-Dame High School (November 25)
  18. Maryvale Academy of Ottawa (November 26)
  19. Frank Ryan Catholic Middle School (November 26)

Health facilities and places of assembly experiencing epidemics:

  1. The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus – A4 / A5 / B5 / AMA / Medicine Units (Oct 28)
  2. The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus – Unit A3 (Oct 29)
  3. Retirement Residence Portobello (Nov 3)
  4. The Ottawa Hospital General Campus – 6 West (Nov 10)
  5. Rooming house (Nov 12)
  6. Chapel Hill Retirement Residence – 3rd Floor (Nov 13)
  7. Maison Saint-Patrick – Floors 3, 4, 5 (November 17)
  8. The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus – Unit B2 (Nov 19)


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