Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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Seven-year-old Lexie F. wears a mask while playing at a splash pad in Ottawa on Friday, May 21, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday, the city's health officials reported seven deaths and 97 new cases. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press - image credit)
Seven-year-old Lexie F. wears a mask while playing at a splash pad in Ottawa on Friday, May 21, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday, the city's health officials reported seven deaths and 97 new cases. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press - image credit)
  • Ottawa is reporting 97 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths.

  • More than half a million vaccine doses have now been administered in Ottawa.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has confirmed another seven deaths and 97 new COVID-19 cases.

The capital has 939 known active cases.

As of today, more outdoor gatherings and activities are allowed in Ontario.

Once the stay-at-home order ends June 2, the province is aiming to lift more restrictions in mid-June.

Numbers to watch

5.5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.

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.

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

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

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

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

20: The number of COVID-19 patients from other regions in an Ottawa ICU, as of Friday.

466,929: The number of Ottawa residents who have received their first vaccine dose, an increase of about 15,000 since Wednesday.

44%: The percentage of Ottawa residents who have received at least one vaccine dose.

36,474 The number of Ottawa residents who have received their second vaccine dose, an increase of about 3,500 since Wednesday.

3%: The percentage of Ottawa residents who have received their second vaccine dose.

Across the region

Public health officials in the Outaouais are reporting 13 new COVID-19 cases but no deaths.

That region is back under Quebec's red zone rules, with plans to slowly relax restrictions over the next three months.

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