Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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A barber gets back to work at a Hair Fellas Barbershop location in Ottawa June 30, 2021, the first day it was allowed again after Ontario's spring shutdown. (Francis Ferland/CBC - image credit)
A barber gets back to work at a Hair Fellas Barbershop location in Ottawa June 30, 2021, the first day it was allowed again after Ontario's spring shutdown. (Francis Ferland/CBC - image credit)
  • Ottawa reports 11 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

  • It currently has no active care home COVID-19 outbreaks.

  • June had the fewest cases of any month so far this year.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reports 11 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday and no more deaths as Ontario moves to Step 2 of its reopening plan

The city has entered the summer of 2021 with signs of spread similar to late summer 2020.

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Numbers to watch

0: The number of active outbreaks at Ottawa long-term care and retirement homes now that the fatal outbreak at the city-run Centre D'Accueil Champlain has ended.

0.7%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.

0.89: 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.

6.3: 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

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

1: The number of those patients in an ICU.

728,195: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least the first vaccine dose, an increase of about 5,600 since Friday's update.

302,943: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated, an increase of more than 34,000.

127,623: The record number of vaccine doses administered in Ottawa the week of June 20, according to the city.

79%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and older who have received at least one vaccine dose.

35%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and older who are fully vaccinated.

Across the region

There are nine more COVID-19 cases in the Outaouais in Wednesday's update.

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.

Every local health authority reported fewer cases in June than any other month this year so far.

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