OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 24 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, out of just over 500 province-wide.
Health officials reported 530 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Ontario on Sunday, along with 763 newly-resolved cases, bringing Ontario’s active case count to its lowest level since August 2020.
Seven more Ontarians have died from COVID-19.
Ten more cases of COVID-19 were reported across eastern Ontario on Sunday: four in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit; two in Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s region; zero in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health region; three in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; and one in Renfrew County and District Public Health’s region.
An updated 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 respective daily reports at different times of the day.
COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA
Ottawa Public Health updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
As of June 11:
- Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 630,245
- Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 91,122
- Total doses received in Ottawa: 663,610
As of Friday, 71 per cent Ottawa residents 18 and older had received at least one dose of the vaccine. Eleven per cent of Ottawa residents 18 and older have received two doses.
*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 does not provide updates on weekends.
The next update from the Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce will be released Monday.
There were 20,731 COVID-19 tests processed in the past 24 hours across Ontario. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate in the province rose from 2.1 on Saturday to 2.6 per cent on Sunday.
CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION
- Eastern Ontario Health Unit: Four new cases
- Hastings Prince Edward Public Health: Two new cases
- Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health: Zero new cases
- Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Three new cases
- Renfrew County and District Health Unit: One new case
- Outaouais (Gatineau and western Quebec): Five new cases
This story will be updated. CTV News will have the latest as it becomes available.
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