Coronavirus Canada Updates: Another triple-digit COVID-19 case count in Ottawa

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Ottawa Public Health says 123 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ottawa, marking marking another day of triple-digit case counts in the city.

Provincial health officials reported 3,128 new cases of COVID-19 across Ontario and 51 additional deaths linked to the disease on Tuesday.

No new deaths have been recorded in Ottawa.

Earlier Tuesday, Ontario officials reported 126 new cases in the capital. Figures between local and provincial authorities have differed recently. Ottawa Public Health says the discrepancies are related to different databases and different data collection times.

Ottawa Public Health has recorded 10.595 case of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, and 393 deaths.

ACTIVE CASES
The number of people with active infections of COVID-19 continues to rise in Ottawa. As of Tuesday’s update, there are 843 people in Ottawa with active cases, up from 789 on Monday.

OPH reported 69 more people have had their cases resolve. Of all COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, 9,359 are considered resolved.

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.

TESTING

Public Health Ontario says 35,152 COVID-19 tests were completed across Ontario on Monday and 39,805 tests remain under investigation.

Updated local figures from the Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce are due this afternoon.

HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA

The number of people in Ottawa hospitals with COVID-19 increased by four in Tuesda’s update, to 18 people. Seven of them are in the intensive care unit.

CASES AROUND THE REGION

Public Health Ontario is reporting the following for public health units around eastern Ontario:

Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 45 new cases.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 9 new cases.
Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 9 new cases.
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: 4 new cases.
Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 2 new cases

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