Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

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Two people, one wearing a mask, walk past a large photographic rendition of the Peace Tower installed on the Parliament Hill construction site. On Monday, health officials reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 in the nation's capital. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC - image credit)
Two people, one wearing a mask, walk past a large photographic rendition of the Peace Tower installed on the Parliament Hill construction site. On Monday, health officials reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 in the nation's capital. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC - image credit)
  • Ottawa reported 27 more cases of COVID-19 Monday.

Today's Ottawa update

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 27 more COVID-19 cases Monday and no more deaths.

Numbers to watch

12: Residents who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are 12 times more likely to contract COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated.

1.7%: The rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive in Ottawa.

0.97: The number of people infected by a single COVID-19 case, or R(t). The rate of spread is considered under control when the number is below one.

321: The number of known active cases in Ottawa. Just 21, or about seven per cent, are people age 60 and older.

25: The overall weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19 cases expressed per 100,000 residents, has generally been in decline since the start of autumn.

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

9: The number of these outbreaks in child-care and school settings. Just four of the 111 cases are staff and most outbreaks are linked to five or fewer cases, but there are some larger school outbreaks.

4: The number of Ottawa residents currently being treated for COVID-19 in an Ottawa hospital.

2: The number of those patients in an intensive care unit, one more than on Sunday.

821,004: The number of Ottawa residents who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Friday, which is about 1,600 more than Wednesday's update.

776,115: The number of Ottawa residents who are fully vaccinated, about 2,400 more than on Wednesday.

89%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who've had at least one vaccine dose.

84%: The percentage of Ottawa residents age 12 and up who are fully vaccinated. Every age group is at or above 85 per cent except people ages 18 to 39.

Across the region

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