Ontario reports 107 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; fewer than 3,000 across province

OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 107 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday.

Across Ontario, public health officials reported 2,864 new cases of COVID-19 and 3,596 newly resolved cases. Another 25 Ontarians have died from COVID-19.

A full local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health is due at around noon. Figures from OPH often differ from those provided by Public Health Ontario because the two health units pull data for their respective daily reports at different times of day.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA

Ottawa Public Health updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

As of May 7:

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose: 368,616 (+15,101)
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses: 27,993 (+283)
  • Total doses received in Ottawa*: 362,780 

As of Friday, 43 per cent of Ottawa residents 18 and older had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

*Total doses received does not include AstraZeneca doses shipped to pharmacies and primary care clinics.

COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce reports 1,206 swabs were processed at assessment centres in Ottawa on May 6.

A total of 3,608 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Thursday.

The average turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is 19 hours.

The next update from the Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce will be released Monday. 

COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 23 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 8 new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: 11 new cases  
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: 10 new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: Four new cases
  • Outaouais (Gatineau and western Quebec): 58 new cases

 

This story will be updated. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest as it becomes available.

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