Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario sets new one-day COVID-19 case record

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario cases spike above 1,800
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario cases spike above 1,800

The City of Ottawa is seeing the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases in more than a week.

Ottawa Public Health reported 91 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, along with one new death linked to novel coronavirus.

It’s the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases since Nov. 1, when 132 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Ottawa. The 91 new cases comes after two straight days with case levels in the 20s.

Since the first case of COVID-19 in Ottawa on March 11, there have been 7.725 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 350 deaths.

Public Health Ontario reported a one-day record 1,575 cases of COVID-19 across Ontario. There are 472 new cases in Toronto, 448 in Peel Region and 155 in York Region.
COVID-19 TESTING

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce reported 1,692 swabs were taken at assessment centres in Ottawa on Nov. 10. A total of 3,319 lab tests were performed in Ottawa.

Across Ontario, nearly 39,600 tests were performed.

HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA

There are 59 people in an Ottawa hospital with COVID-19 related illnesses, including three in the intensive care unit.

Of the people in hospital, one is between the ages of 10 and 19, three are in their 30s, two people are in their 40s, four are in their 50s, eight are in their 60s, 13 are in their 70s, 17 are in their 80s, and eleven are 90 or older.

ACTIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OTTAWA

Ottawa Public Health reports there are 495 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, up from 490 active cases on Wednesday.

A total 6,880 people 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.

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