Ontario reports more than 270 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa Monday

Public Health Ontario is reporting 273 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa on Monday.

A full, local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health is due later today. Figures from OPH often differ from Public Health Ontario’s because of data lag at the provincial level and because the two health agencies pull data for their respective daily snapshot reports at different times of the day.

Across Ontario, health officials confirmed 3,784 new infections. No new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the province on Monday. Another 1,040 previously reported cases are now considered resolved.

UNVACCINATED CASES

Of the 3,784 cases of COVID-19 reported in Ontario on Monday, 746 are in unvaccinated individuals, for a rate of 26.26 cases for every 100,000 unvaccinated people,  2,781 are in fully vaccinated individuals, for a rate of 24.60 cases for every 100,000 fully vaccinated people, and 119 are in partially vaccinated individuals for a rate of 20.31 cases for every 100,000 partially vaccinated people. The vaccination status of the remaining 138 cases is unknown.

More than 11.3 million Ontarians are fully vaccinated. Health experts have noted the number of COVID-19 infections identified in fully vaccinated individuals will naturally increase as more people get both of their shots. Vaccination helps reduce the risk of severe symptoms related to COVID-19 as well as hospitalization.

Data on rates of vaccination among hospitalized patients in Ontario is not available on Mondays as some hospitals don’t report to the province on weekends.

(n.b. The rate per 100,000 population is used to compare the total populations of unvaccinated individuals, partially vaccinated, and fully vaccinated individuals against each other, as their respective populations are different. There are more fully vaccinated people in Ontario than there are unvaccinated people in Ontario, so a calculation dividing new cases by the respective populations and then multiplying that figure by 100,000 is used as a comparative measure. Rates per 100,000 are published daily by the Ontario government.)

CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 42 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: 70 new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 130 new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: 55 new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 10 new cases
  • Outaouais: 349 new cases since Friday

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

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