82 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, second highest one-day total since start of the pandemic
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Public Health is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the capital, the second largest one-day spike in COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Thirty of the 82 new cases involve residents between the ages of 20 and 29 years-old in Ottawa.
There were 409 new cases of COVID-19 across Ontario today, including 82 in Ottawa. There are 151 new cases of COVID-19 in Toronto and 46 in Peel Region.
No new deaths linked to COVID-19 were announced in Ottawa on Thursday.
Since the first case of COVID-19 on March 11, there have been 3,919 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 280 deaths.
There are currently 14 people in an Ottawa hospital with COVID-19 related illnesses, including three in the intensive care unit.
The 82 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa is the second highest one-day total of new cases since the start of the pandemic There were 93 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday. Another 63 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday.
COVID-19 cases across eastern Ontario
Here is a look at the new cases of COVID-19 reported across eastern Ontario on Thursday.
Eastern Ontario Health Unit reports two new cases.
No new cases with the Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health.
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reports zero new cases after four new cases on Wednesday.
There are four new cases of COVID-19 with the Renfrew Country and District Health Unit region.
Active cases of COVID-19
There are 587 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, up from 545 active cases reported on Wednesday.
Ottawa Public Health reports 3,052 people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases by age in Ottawa
Here is a breakdown of all known COVID-19 cases by age category in Ottawa:
- 0-9 years old: 3 new cases (201 cases total)
- 10-19 years-old: 10 new cases (343 cases total)
- 20-29 years-old: 30 new cases (768 cases total)
- 30-39 years-old: Seven new cases (527 cases total)
- 40-49 years-old: 16 new cases (492 cases total)
- 50-59 years-old: Six new cases (472 cases total)
- 60-69-years-old: Two new cases (346 cases total)
- 70-79 years-old: One new case (241 cases total)
- 80-89 years-old: Six new cases (312 cases total)
- 90+ years old: Two new cases (215 total)
Ottawa Public Health is reporting COVID-19 outbreaks at 33 institutions in Ottawa, including long-term care homes, retirement homes, hospitals and schools.
On Wednesday, a new outbreak was reported Montfort Hospital. A patient and two staff members in "3C" have tested positive for COVID-19. An outbreak has also been reported at St. Vincent Hospital, 5 North after two people tested positive.
The long-term care homes, retirement homes, and childcare and other spaces currently experiencing outbreaks are:
- Andrew Fleck Children's Services (Sept. 9)
- Centre d'accueil Champlain
- Centre Educative Renne Tasse
- Children's Village of Ottawa Carleton – home daycare
- Cite Parkway Retirement Residence
- City View Centre
- Cumberland Hub Daycare
- Ecole elemntaire Catholique Montfort
- Fairfield Manor
- Franco-Ouest secondary school
- Garderie Tunney's Daycare
- Garry J. Armstrong
- Gabrielle Roy Public School
- The Glebe Parent's Daycare – First Avenue campus
- Global Childcare Services – Trillium
- Grandir Ensemble – George Etienne Cartier child care
- Grandir Ensemble – Edouard Bond
- Hillel Lodge
- Laurier Manor
- Lycee Claudel school
- Madonna Care Community
- Montfort Hospital "3C" (NEW)
- Monsignor Paul Baxter elementary school
- Peter D. Clark long-term care home
- Portobello Manor
- Robertson Home
- Riverview Development Services
- St. Louis Residence
- St. Patrick's Home
- St. Vincent Hospital 5 North
- WeeWatch West – Home Child Care
- WeeWatch Orleans
- West End Villa
A single laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in a resident or staff member of a long-term care home, retirement home or shelter triggers an outbreak response, according to Ottawa Public Health. In childcare settings, a single confirmed, symptomatic case in a staff member, home daycare provider, or child triggers an outbreak.