OTTAWA — Ontario health officials are reporting 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, the 35th consecutive day with fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19.
Across Ontario, there are 1,138 new cases of novel coronavirus.
In Ottawa, the 64 new cases of COVID-19 follows 41 new cases on Wednesday and 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The last time Ottawa Public Health reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 was Jan. 21, when 180 cases of COVID-19 were reported.
Ottawa Public Health will provide a full snapshot on the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12:30 p.m.
COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA
Ottawa’s COVID-19 Testing Taskforce reports 2,417 swabs were processed at assessment centres in Ottawa on Feb. 23.
A total of 5,988 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Tuesday.
The average turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is currently 26 hours.
COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION
- Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 20 cases
- Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: Four cases
- Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Zero cases
- Renfrew County and District Health Unit: Four cases
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