Ottawa Public Health is reporting 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, while there are no active cases among residents over the age of 80.
The statistics were contained in the daily COVID-19 update from the health unit.
No new deaths linked to COVID-19 were announced in Ottawa on Thursday.
Since the first case of COVID-19 in Ottawa on March 11, 2020, there have been 27,617 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa including 589 deaths.
There are 151 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 86 involving residents under the age of 30.
There are currently no active cases of COVID-19 among Ottawa residents 80 and over. A total of 93 per cent of Ottawa’s 80 and older population have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 62 per cent are fully vaccinated.
The 13 new cases were reported the same day Ontario announced Ottawa and Ontario will move into Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen plan on June 30, two days earlier than scheduled.
Across Ontario, there are 296 new cases of COVID-19. There are 35 cases in Toronto, 20 in Peel Region and 95 cases in Waterloo region.
OTTAWA’S KEY COVID-19 STATISTICS
Step One of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen plan began at 12:01 a.m. June 11.
Ottawa Public Health data:
COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (June 15 to June 21): 10.7 (down from 11.9)
Positivity rate in Ottawa (June 16 to June 22): 1.7 per cent (down from 2.1 per cent June 14-20)
Reproduction number (seven day average): 0.6
Reproduction values greater than 1 indicate the virus is spreading and each case infects more than one contact. If it is less than 1, it means spread is slowing.
COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA
Ottawa Public Health updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
As of June 23:
Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 699,197 (+9,335)
Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 197,037 (+26,245)
Share of population 12 and older with at least one dose: 76 per cent
Share of population 12 and older fully vaccinated: 21 per cent
Total doses received in Ottawa: 869,410 (+53,820 Pfizer & +33,200 Moderna this week)
*Total doses received does not include doses shipped to pharmacies and primary care clinics, but statistics on Ottawa residents with one or two doses includes anyone with an Ottawa postal code who was vaccinated anywhere in Ontario.