- Ottawa is reporting 23 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.
- No Ottawa COVID-19 patient over age 50 is in intensive care.
- More second doses have been given since Friday than first doses.
Today’s Ottawa update
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed another 23 cases of COVID-19 and no more deaths.
Ontario is now under the first step of its reopening plan.
Numbers to watch
3.3%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive has dropped.
0.91: 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.
18: The weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents.
14: The number of Ottawa residents with COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital.
4: The number of those patients in an ICU, all under 50.
651,525: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least the first vaccine dose, an increase of about 21,000 since Friday.
113,067: The number of Ottawa residents who have received a second vaccine dose, an increase of about 22,000 since Friday, marking the first update with more second doses than first doses.
16,250: The number of vaccine doses administered in Ottawa on Saturday, breaking the single-day record set the previous Saturday.
73%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who have received at least one vaccine dose.
13%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who are fully vaccinated.
Across the region
Public health officials in the Outaouais reported five new COVID-19 cases on Monday.
That region is currently under yellow zone rules.
Most other eastern Ontario health units are regularly reporting five or fewer new cases a day, and have around 10 or fewer known active cases.
The Ontario-Quebec border reopens to non-essential travel on Wednesday.