Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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People show proof they've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as they enter the Centre Slush Puppie in Gatineau, Que. (Alexander Behne/CBC - image credit)
People show proof they've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as they enter the Centre Slush Puppie in Gatineau, Que. (Alexander Behne/CBC - image credit)
  • Ottawa reported 41 more cases of COVID-19 Monday and one death.

  • 90% of eligible Ottawans have at least one vaccine dose.

  • Three-quarters of all its residents are fully vaccinated.

  • Other health units give their first updates since Friday.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 41 more COVID-19 cases Monday and one more death.

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Numbers to watch

11: Residents who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are 11 times more likely to contract COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated, according to data up to Oct. 8.

1.8%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive in Ottawa drops slightly.

0.93: The number of people infected by a single COVID-19 case, or R(t). The rate of spread is considered under control when the number is below one.

263: The number of known active cases in Ottawa. Nearly 40 per cent are people under age 20.

17.8: The overall weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents, has generally been in decline since the start of autumn.

9: The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks in Ottawa.

7: The number of these outbreaks in schools. All of them are elementary schools and all but two are five or fewer cases.

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

4: The number of those patients in an intensive care unit.

825,587: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Monday, about 1,200 more than Friday's update.

787,531: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated, about 2,500 more than on Friday.

90%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who've had at least one vaccine dose. Experts say these people are all but certain to later get fully vaccinated.

85%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who are fully vaccinated. Every age group sits above 85 per cent except 18 to 39.

78%: The percentage of all Ottawa residents who've had at least one vaccine dose.

75%: The percentage of all Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated.

Across the region

Other health authorities are giving their first updates since Friday:

  • 52 more COVID-19 cases in the Outaouais.

  • 11 more in the Kingston area.

  • Seven more in Renfrew County.

  • Six more in Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

  • Three more in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark counties.

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