Ottawa Public Health is reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, the ninth straight day with less than 100 new cases in the capital.
There is also one new death linked to COVID-19 in Ottawa.
Since the first case of COVID-19 on March 11, there have been 6,296 laboratory-confirmed cases in Ottawa, including 309 deaths
The last time Ottawa Public Health reported a triple-digit increase in COVID-19 cases in Ottawa was Thanksgiving Monday, with 119 new cases.
On Wednesday, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches told reporters there are signs COVID-19 transmission is “slowing down” in Ottawa this month.
Across Ontario, there are 841 new cases of COVID-19, including 335 cases in Toronto and 106 in Peel Region.
ACTIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OTTAWA
There are 675 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, down from 717 active cases on Wednesday.
A total of 5,201 people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19.
The number of active cases is the number of total laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 minus the numbers of resolved cases and deaths. A case is considered resolved 14 days after known symptom onset or positive test result.
HOSPITALIZATIONS FROM COVID-19 IN OTTAWA
Ottawa Public Health reports 49 people are currently in an Ottawa hospital with COVID-19 related illnesses. That’s up from 48 people on Wednesday.
There are five people in the intensive care unit.
CASES OF COVID-19 IN OTTAWA BY AGE CATEGORY
Here is a breakdown of all known COVID-19 cases in Ottawa by age category:
0-9 years old: Six new cases (392 cases total)
10-19 years-old: 11 new cases (680 cases total)
20-29 years-old: 17 new cases (1,372 cases total)
30-39 years-old: Five new cases (841 cases total)
40-49 years-old: Eight new cases (813 cases total)
50-59 years-old: 10 new cases (738 cases total)
60-69-years-old: Five new cases (501 cases total)
70-79 years-old: Three new case (322 cases total)
80-89 years-old: Five new cases (380 cases total)
90+ years old: One new case (257 cases total)