Ottawa's COVID-19 spike: 33 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday
OTTAWA -- The City of Ottawa continues to see a spike in COVID-19 cases, with double-digit increases for a fifth straight day.
Thirty-three new cases of COVID-19 were announced on Wednesday, along with zero new deaths.
Data provided by Ottawa Public Health shows 17 of the 33 new cases of COVID-19 are people under the age of 40.
The 33 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday comes one day after 43 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ottawa.
Since the first case of COVID-19 on March 11, there have been 2,320 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 263 deaths.
There are currently eight people in hospital with COVID-19, including three in the intensive care unit.
Active cases of COVID-19
Ottawa Public Health is reporting 189 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.
Statistics show 80.5 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Ottawa are considered resolved.
A total of 1,868 people have recovered after testing positive for COVID-19.
Cases by age group
Ottawa Public Health reports 17 of the 33 new cases involve Ottawa residents under the age of 30, while nine new cases are in residents aged 40 to 49.
Here is a breakdown of the new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday:
- 0-9 years: 0 new cases
- 10-19 years: 7 new cases
- 20-29 years: 5 new cases
- 30-39 years: 5 new cases
- 40-49 years: 9 new cases
- 50-59 years: 4 new cases
- 60-69 years: 2 new cases
- 70-79 years: 0 new cases
- 80-89 years: 1 new case
- 90+: 0 new cases
Seven day total
The City of Ottawa has seen 153 new cases of COVID-19 over the past seven days.
In June, Ottawa Public Health reported 132 cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.