Ontario reports 177 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa Wednesday; 4,212 province-wide

OTTAWA — Ontario health officials are reporting 177 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

Across Ontario, the province reported 4,212 new cases of COVID-19, along with 32 new death and 4,204 newly resolved cases.

The number of patients in ICUs across Ontario is at its highest level with 790 patients receiving intensive care.

An updated local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health is due at around noon. Figures from OPH often differ from those provided by the province because the respective health agencies pull data for their daily reports at different times of day.

VACCINES IN OTTAWA

As of April 19:

  • Dose 1 administered: 249,291
  • Dose 2 administered: 28,648 
  • Total doses received: 279,390

The city received 56,240 doses of COVID-19 vaccines the week of April 11. (n.b. this figure is included in the number of total doses received)

COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA

The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce said 2,331 swabs were taken at local assessment centres on April 19. Labs performed 3,456 tests on Monday.

The average turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is 15 hours.

The next update from the COVID-19 Testing Taskforce is due this afternoon.

51,877 COVID-19 tests were completed across Ontario on Tuesday. 

COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 22 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 11 new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 8 new cases  
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: 13 new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 0 new case
  • Outaouais (Gatineau and western Quebec): 101 new cases

 

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

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