35 straight days with fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa

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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