39 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday

OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday.

The 39 new cases follows 43 cases on Wednesday, 19 cases on Tuesday and 30 cases on Monday.

Across Ontario, there are 642 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and four new deaths linked to the virus. The 642 new cases of COVID-19 is the largest one-day increase in cases in over a month.

Ottawa Public Health will release a full snapshot of COVID-19 in Ottawa at approximately 12 p.m.


Of the 642 new cases across Ontario on Thursday, 397 cases involve individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. A total of 245 cases involve fully vaccinated individuals.

Health officials say 114 of the 132 people in ICUs across Ontario with COVID-19 related illnesses are not fully vaccinated.


The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce says 2,398 swabs processed at assessment centres in Ottawa on Tuesday.

A total of 3,798 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Nov. 8.

The average turnaround time from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is 21 hours.


  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 10 new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Zero new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: 25 new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Four new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: One new case

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