Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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Johan Stromberg sprays down the clay court surface at the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday, May 22, 2021, as tennis courts and other outdoor recreation facilities reopen across Ontario. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press - image credit)
Johan Stromberg sprays down the clay court surface at the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday, May 22, 2021, as tennis courts and other outdoor recreation facilities reopen across Ontario. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press - image credit)
  • Ottawa is reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases and two 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 43 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the lowest single-day total since March 9 when 40 cases were logged.

Two more deaths were also recorded on Victoria Day. There are now 903 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

5.7%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive, which has increased since Sunday.

0.92: 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.

52.3: 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.

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

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

495,141: The number of Ottawa residents who have received their first vaccine dose, an increase of 28,212 since the last update.

47%: The percentage of Ottawa residents who have received at least one vaccine dose.

39,554 The number of Ottawa residents who have received their second vaccine dose, an increase of about 3,080 since the last update.

4%: The percentage of Ottawa residents who have received their second vaccine dose.

Across the region

Public health officials in the Outaouais are reporting 19 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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