Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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A man sits outside a ByWard Market food vendor on May 10, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic's third wave. On Saturday, Ottawa health officials reported 95 new cases and one new death. (Brian Morris/CBC - image credit)
A man sits outside a ByWard Market food vendor on May 10, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic's third wave. On Saturday, Ottawa health officials reported 95 new cases and one new death. (Brian Morris/CBC - image credit)
  • Ottawa is reporting 95 new COVID-19 cases Saturday and one more death.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has confirmed another 95 COVID-19 cases Saturday and one death.

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches said this week the province's stay-at-home order is working, but the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the city remains a concern

Ontario's stay-at-home order has been extended until June 2.

Numbers to watch

6.5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.

0.94: 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.

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

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

44: The number of those patients who have COVID-19, fewer than the last update on Tuesday.

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

22: The number of COVID-19 patients from other regions in an Ottawa ICU, also fewer than on Tuesday.

23: The number of active COVID-19 outbreaks in Ottawa.

415,758: The number of Ottawa residents who have received their first vaccine dose, an increase of about 12,000 since Wednesday.

39%: The percentage of Ottawa residents who have received at least one vaccine dose.

49%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who have received at least one vaccine dose.

29,795: The number of Ottawa residents who have received their second vaccine dose, about three per cent of the city's population.

Across the region

Public health officials in the Outaouais are reporting 19 new COVID-19 cases Saturday.

Nine new cases were reported by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, while another five were confirmed by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health.