Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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Ottawans line up at the latest edition of  'Jabapalooza,' an event that tries to get COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of hundreds of residents, on June 5, 2021. (Felix Desroches/Radio-Canada - image credit)
Ottawans line up at the latest edition of 'Jabapalooza,' an event that tries to get COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of hundreds of residents, on June 5, 2021. (Felix Desroches/Radio-Canada - image credit)
  • Ottawa is reporting 31 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, one of the lowest daily totals in months.

  • About two-thirds of Ottawa adults have had a first vaccine dose.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed another 31 cases of COVID-19, the lowest single-day total since late February.

Three more deaths were also recorded.

Another 48 cases are considered resolved. Health officials also reported 533 active cases.

Numbers to watch

3.5%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.

0.86: 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.

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

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

23: The number of those patients who have COVID-19 as of Friday.

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

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

569,931: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least their first vaccine dose, an increase of about 18,000 since Wednesday.

60,381: The number of Ottawa residents who have received a second vaccine dose, an increase of about 7,000 since Friday.

66%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 18 and over who have received at least one vaccine dose.

7%: 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 11 new COVID-19 cases.

That region moved to orange zone rules earlier this week. The next step in its reopening plan is expected June 11.