Ontario reports 12 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa out of 270 province-wide

OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday.

This is a drop from Sunday’s report of 26 new cases.

Public Health Ontario has also reported three new delta variant cases in the capital, bringing the city’s total to eight cases since the variant first emerged.

A full local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health is due this afternoon. Figures from OPH often differ from those provided by Public Health Ontario because the two health agencies pull data for their daily reports at different times of the day.

Across Ontario, health officials reported 270 new infections and 486 newly resolved cases. Three more Ontarians have died due to COVID-19.

There were five new cases reported in other health units around eastern Ontario. Public Health Ontario added four cases to its total for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health and reported one new case in the Renfrew County and District Health Unit.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA

Ottawa Public Health updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

As of June 18:

  • Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 673,575 
  • Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 142,312 
  • Total doses received in Ottawa: 748,790 

As of Friday, 64 per cent of the total population of Ottawa has had at least one dose and 13 per cent of Ottawa residents have received two doses (71 per cent of Ottawa adults 18+ have received at least one dose)

*Total doses received does not include doses shipped to pharmacies and primary care clinics, but statistics on Ottawa residents with one or two doses includes anyone with an Ottawa postal code who was vaccinated anywhere in Ontario.

COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA

Ottawa’s COVID-19 Testing Taskforce will provide an update on local testing figures this afternoon.

There were 13,828 COVID-19 tests processed across Ontario in the last 24 hours, bringing the province’s positivity rate to about 2.5 per cent according to the Ministry of Health.

CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: Zero new cases
  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Zero new cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: Four new cases
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Zero new cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: One new case
  • Outaouais (Gatineau and western Quebec): Due after 11 a.m.

This story will be updated. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest as it becomes available.

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