COVID-19: Ottawa studies 26 new circumstances; Reopening underway in three Ontario areas; 1,072 new circumstances in province

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Ottawa Public Well being reported 26 new circumstances of COVID-19 and one further demise on Wednesday.

Within the earlier seven days, a complete of 324 circumstances have been reported regionally.

The variety of Ottawans hospitalized with the illness has dropped to 19, with 5 in ICU.

Throughout town, the variety of energetic circumstances now sits at 402 – a determine that has been trending downwards since mid-January.

A brand new outbreak was reported at Charles H. Hulse Public Faculty. Based on OPH knowledge, it thus far includes three scholar circumstances. There at the moment are seven ongoing outbreaks in native faculties or child-care services.


Three japanese Ontario well being unit areas are again within the province’s colour-coded pandemic response framework.

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington, Renfrew County and District and Hastings Prince Edward have been designated inexperienced zones, which allows most companies to reopen and small, non-public social gatherings to renew indoors (with situations.)

The provincial shutdown and stay-at-home orders stay in place in the remainder of Ontario, till areas return to the provincial framework. Excluding three well being unit areas within the GTA, that’s tentatively scheduled to occur on Feb. 16.

Ontario reported 1,072 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 41 further deaths.

There at the moment are 948 folks hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Ontario (a rise of 39 in comparison with the day past), with 313 folks in ICU (down 5). Province-wide, there are 13,270 energetic circumstances of COVID-19. Per week in the past, energetic circumstances numbered 16,811.