Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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People enjoyed the sunny weather last the weekend by relaxing in Major's Hill Park. On Friday, health officials in Ottawa reported six new cases of COVID-19. (Joseph Tunney/CBC - image credit)
People enjoyed the sunny weather last the weekend by relaxing in Major's Hill Park. On Friday, health officials in Ottawa reported six new cases of COVID-19. (Joseph Tunney/CBC - image credit)
  • Ottawa reports six more COVID-19 cases Friday.

Today's Ottawa update

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

The Ontario government plans on further lifting COVID-19 restrictions on July 16, allowing for larger indoor and outdoor gatherings, indoor dining and gyms to reopen indoors.

Ottawa-Gatineau area confirmed COVID-19 cases

Numbers to watch

1.1%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive, which has increased.

0.97: 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.

3.8: The weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents.

2: The number of Ottawa residents being treated for COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital.

0: The number of those patients in an ICU.

742,184: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least the first vaccine dose, an increase of 2,748 since the last update.

455,212: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated, an increase of 37,145.

81%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and older who have received at least one vaccine dose.

52%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and older who are fully vaccinated.

Across the region

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.

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