Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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People wear masks and the maple leaf as they walk along Wellington Street in Ottawa on Canada Day.  (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press - image credit)
People wear masks and the maple leaf as they walk along Wellington Street in Ottawa on Canada Day. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press - image credit)
  • Ottawa reports three more COVID-19 cases on Friday.

  • 80 per cent of eligible Ottawans have now received their first vaccine dose.

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

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed three more COVID-19 cases Friday. No new deaths were reported.

Eighty per cent of eligible adults in Ottawa have now received at least one vaccine dose.

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

Ottawa-Gatineau area confirmed COVID-19 cases

Numbers to watch

0.5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive, which has dropped since Thursday.

0.66: 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.

4.6: 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.

731,735: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least the first vaccine dose.

334,529: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated.

80%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and older who have received at least one vaccine dose.

39%: 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.

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

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