Sat. Jan 15th, 2022

OTTAWA – Public Health Ontario reports 58 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, as the province reports more than 1,000 new cases for the first time in six months.

Ontario health officials reported 1,031 new cases in Ontario on Friday, the most since May 30.

Ottawa had 62 new cases on Thursday, mostly since early October, and 50 on Wednesday.

The province’s rolling seven-day average is now 866, up from 711 at this point last week. Four new deaths in Ontario were also recorded.

Ottawa Public Health will release a complete snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa early Friday afternoon.

UNVACCINATED CASES

Of the 286 residents of Ontario hospital with COVID-19, 225 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

There are 146 people in intensive care units in Ontario with COVID-19. Of these, 119 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

COVID-19 TEST IN OTTAWA

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce says 2,651 grafts were processed at Ottawa assessment centers on Wednesday. A total of 3,629 laboratory tests were performed.

The average treatment time from the time the swab is taken at a test site to the result is 24 hours.

CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 15 new cases

  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 10 new cases

  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 30 New Cases

  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Six New Cases

  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 12 new cases

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By Victor

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