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One death, 29 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Public Health has announced another death in Ottawa linked to COVID-19.
No details about the death were released in the daily Epidemiology Update from the health unit.
There have been 22 deaths in Ottawa linked to COVID-19 since the outbreak began in mid-March.
On Friday, Ottawa Public Health announced seven deaths linked to COVID-19, the single deadliest day since the pandemic began. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches said all seven deaths were related to outbreaks in long-term care and retirement homes.
Ottawa Public Health announced 29 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, bringing the total number of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 to 757
The median age of the cases is 50 years old, with one case involving a one-year-old child.
On Saturday, 39 people who had tested positive for COVID-19 were being treated in an Ottawa hospital, including 10 in the intensive care unit.
According to the report, 328 people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19.