No COVID-19 deaths in Ottawa over last nine days

Special to WC Online

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reports no new deaths in more than nine days as COVID-19 numbers continue to drop.

Ottawa’s number of new COVID-19 cases has increased by four Saturday over Sunday.

According to Sunday’s numbers released by OPH, the city’s total number of cases to 2,110.

The number of deaths remain at 263. Three people are currently hospitalized, one of which is in the intensive care unit.

OPH says 47 cases remain active in the community, up one from Saturday. Two outbreaks continue in city institutions. 

Sunday’s numbers show 1,800 cases are resolved, accounting for more than 85 per cent of all cases since the pandemic started.

The number of contacts per infected cases is at 3.9. It takes OPH 15 hours to return test results back — negative or positive. 

West Carleton Online spoke with Kinburn’s Ken and Judy Borg on Canada Day who shared their story of battling COVID-19 in early March.


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