Ottawa reports two more COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.
Ottawa's reported active cases has fallen to a new record low.
Today's Ottawa update
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed two more COVID-19 cases Tuesday and no new deaths.
The number of active cases in the city has hit a record low once again.
Numbers to watch
42: The number of known active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, which is the lowest total reported since the pandemic began in March 2020.
3.7: The weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents.
Ottawa-Gatineau area confirmed COVID-19 cases
0.92: 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 and it's been below one for more than two months.
2: The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks in Ottawa, one at a shelter and another from a private social event. A week ago there were six total outbreaks.
2: The number of Ottawa residents being treated for COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital.
0: The number of those patients in an ICU.
0.5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.
Across the region
There are 12 more COVID-19 cases in the Outaouais in Tuesday's update, according to the province.
All of Quebec is under green zone rules.
Other eastern Ontario health units are generally reporting a handful of new cases a week, and have about five or fewer known active cases.