Ontario reports 38 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; sixth day of cases above 2000 provincewide

OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 38 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on the sixth day in a row that more than 2,000 cases were reported across Ontario.

Health officials reported 2,316 new COVID-19 infections in the province on Sunday, along with 25 additional deaths. Public Health Ontario says another 1,931 cases of COVID-19 are now considered resolved.

A majority of the new cases reported in Ontario were from the GTA, with 486 in Toronto, 468 in Peel region, and 326 in York region.

Local figures for Ottawa from Ottawa Public Health are due at around 12:30 p.m. OPH’s figures have differed slightly from Public Health Ontario data in the past several days.

OPH told CTV News by email earlier this month that a realignment of databases was underway, which was leading to data discrepancies between local and provincial health authorities. 

“Given several factors, it is often the case that reported numbers from public health units do not match provincial data during a specific snapshot in time. This is mainly due to time lag.

This is a breaking news story. CTV News will have the latest as it becomes available.

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