The number of active COVID-19 cases in Ottawa is declining after the long Thanksgiving weekend, according to the latest report from the local public health unit.
Ottawa Public Health reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, following increases of 48 cases on Saturday, 58 cases on Sunday and 27 cases on Monday.
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No new COVID-19 related deaths were added over the long weekend.
There are currently 289 active cases of the virus in Ottawa as of Tuesday, up from 321 the day before.
OPH’s COVID-19 dashboard shows there are now six people in the hospital with COVID-19, two more than the day before, with three patients in the intensive care unit.
The number of COVID-19 outbreaks in the city stood at 11 as of Tuesday, with nine affecting local schools.
The latest update from Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign shows that 85 percent of eligible residents have already received two doses of the vaccine. The number of residents 12 years and older who have received at least one dose is still just under 89%.
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