108 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, Ottawa sets record for most cases in a month

OTTAWA — The number of new cases of COVID-19 spiked above 100 in Ottawa on Friday, as the capital set a record for the number of COVID-19 cases in a month.

Ontario Public Health officials reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa today.

There have been 1,520 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa in October, surpassing the September total of 1,413 cases.

This is the third day this week that Ottawa has seen more than 100 new cases of COVID-19. There were 119 new cases on Monday and 116 new cases on Tuesday.

Ottawa Public Health will provide a full snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Across Ontario, there are 712 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Health Minister Christine Elliott reported 213 new cases in Toronto, 135 in Peel Region and 62 in York Region.

COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit region reports 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, one day after seeing 23 new cases.

One new case was reported in the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit.

There are five new cases of COVID-19 in the Renfrew County and District Health Unit.

For the second straight day, no new cases were reported in the Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health region.

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