Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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An Ottawa paramedic watches the field and crowd at TD Place on Oct. 2. The next Ottawa Redblacks home game is Saturday afternoon and there is no crowd capacity limit under Ontario's reopening plan. (Alexander Behne/Radio-Canada - image credit)
An Ottawa paramedic watches the field and crowd at TD Place on Oct. 2. The next Ottawa Redblacks home game is Saturday afternoon and there is no crowd capacity limit under Ontario's reopening plan. (Alexander Behne/Radio-Canada - image credit)
  • Ottawa reported 39 more cases of COVID-19 Friday.

  • Another person with COVID-19 has died in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark counties.

  • Quebec reports 12 more cases in the Outaouais.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 39 more COVID-19 cases Friday and no deaths.

Numbers to watch

8: Residents who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are eight times more likely to contract COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated, according to data up to Oct. 29.

1.7%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive in Ottawa rises.

22: The average number of hours it takes to receive a COVID-19 test result, fewer than this time last week.

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1.03: 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.

220: The number of known active cases in Ottawa.

17.6: The overall weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents, has been slowly rising.

16: The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks in Ottawa. There were 14 one week ago.

10: The number of school outbreaks. All but one are in an elementary school and only three of the 48 cases are staff.

3: The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks at The Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus. They range from three to 14 cases.

14: The number of Ottawa residents currently being treated for active COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital has risen.

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

834,179: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Friday, up about 700 from Wednesday's update.

801,749:: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated, about 1,400 more than Wednesday.

90%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who've had at least one vaccine dose.

87%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who are fully vaccinated. Every age group is at least around 90 per cent except 18 to 29 and 30 to 39, which are each below 80 per cent.

Across the region

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reported its 64th COVID-19 death on Friday.

Quebec reports 12 more COVID-19 cases in the Outaouais.

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health continues to have the highest local weekly incidence rate at 31.9. Every other area is below 20.

Ottawa and neighbours the Eastern Ontario Health Unit have a combined 24 of the region's 28 local COVID-19 hospital patients.

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