Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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University of Ottawa medical student Harry Wang administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Taylor Depper at an outdoor, pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic nicknamed
University of Ottawa medical student Harry Wang administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Taylor Depper at an outdoor, pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic nicknamed
  • Ottawa reports 18 more cases of COVID-19 and one death Saturday.

  • More than 800,000 vaccine doses have been given to Ottawa residents.

  • Outaouais reports 11 more COVID-19 cases.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed another 18 cases of COVID-19 and one death Saturday.

Researchers measuring levels of the coronavirus in Ottawa's wastewater saw them trend up in the days after the stay-at-home order ended on June 2. That growth has recently levelled off.

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Numbers to watch

2.9%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive has dropped.

0.89: The number of people infected by a single COVID-19 case, or R(t). The spread of the coronavirus is considered under control if that figure is kept below one.

15.9: The weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents.

Ottawa-Gatineau area confirmed COVID-19 cases

12: The number of Ottawa residents being treated for COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital.

5: The number of those patients in an ICU.

Across the region

Public health officials in the Outaouais reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

That region is currently under yellow zone rules.

Most other eastern Ontario health units regularly report five or fewer new cases a day, and have about 15 or fewer known active cases.

Ontario is now under the first step of its reopening plan.

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