Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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A masked man clutches two takeout food boxes in a Gatineau, Que., park in late May 2021.  (Jonathan Dupaul/Radio-Canada - image credit)
A masked man clutches two takeout food boxes in a Gatineau, Que., park in late May 2021. (Jonathan Dupaul/Radio-Canada - image credit)
  • Ottawa is reporting 52 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths.

  • The Outaouais is reporting 17 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed another 52 cases of COVID-19 Sunday, as well as two more deaths.

Another 73 cases are considered resolved. Health officials are also reporting 709 known active cases.

Numbers to watch

5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive has dropped slightly.

0.91: 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.

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

121: The combined number of patients currently in intensive care in Ottawa, according to the latest updates from local hospitals.

31: The number of those patients who have COVID-19.

10: The number of COVID-19 patients from Ottawa in an Ottawa ICU, according to OPH on Sunday.

21: The number of COVID-19 patients from other regions in an Ottawa ICU, according to the most recent update from local hospitals. This number now includes patients from Manitoba.

520,734: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least their first vaccine dose, an increase of about 14,000 since Wednesday.

46,089: The number of Ottawa residents who have received a second vaccine dose, an increase of about 4,500 since Wednesday.

60%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who have received at least one vaccine dose.

5%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who have received their second vaccine dose.

Across the region

Public health officials in the Outaouais are reporting 17 new COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths.

Three cases were logged in Renfrew County on Sunday, while the Kingston, Ont., area reported zero cases.

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