Ottawa Public Health is reporting 40 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday, on a day when the number of new cases across Ontario reached a new high watermark.
Across the province, 1,589 new cases and 19 new deaths were reported. The previous high point was 1,588 cases on Saturday. This is the third straight day of more than 1,500 cases in Ontario.
One new death was reported in Ottawa.
According to Ottawa Public Health’s COVID-19 dashboard, there have been 8,212 total laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa since the pandemic began.
With an additional person in Ottawa passing away, the death toll from COVID-19 now stands at 367 residents.
In the past seven days, Nov. 17 to 23 inclusive, OPH reported an average of 36.4 new cases of COVID-19 per day. In the previous seven days, Nov. 10 to 16 inclusive, OPH reported an average of 53 new cases of COVID-19 per day.
OPH says the rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 reported in the past seven days in Ottawa is 24.6.
HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA
One additional person was admitted to the hospital in the last 24 hours, according to OPH.
There are 30 people in the hospital with COVID-19 complications and two people in the ICU.
Of the people in hospital, one is in their 40s, four are in their 60s, 10 are in their 70s (one in the ICU), nine are in their 80s (one in the ICU), and six are 90 or older.
ACTIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OTTAWA
The number of known active cases of COVID-19 has fallen below 350 for the first time since mid-September.
OPH reports 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, down from 365 on Sunday.
Another 57 new recoveries were reported on Monday, bringing the number of resolved cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa to 7,498.
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.