Ontario reports 108 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa; 2,500 province-wide

OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 108 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday.

Across Ontario, health officials reported 2,584 new infections. The province also reported 3,063 newly resolved cases and said 24 more Ontarians have died.

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 each health unit pulls data for their respective daily reports at different times of the day.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA

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

As of May 14:

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose: 415,758 
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses: 29,795  
  • Total doses received in Ottawa*: 438,730

As of Friday, 49 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 1,132 swabs were processed at assessment centres in Ottawa on May 13.

A total of 4,713 lab tests were performed on Thursday.

The next update from the Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce is due on Monday.

The average turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is 21 hours.

COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 22 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 3 new cases   
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: 9 new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit:  9 new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: One case removed from total count
  • Outaouais (Gatineau and west Quebec): Due at 11 a.m.

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

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