OTTAWA — Public Health Ontario is reporting 52 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday.
It’s the 36th consecutive day with fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19 in the capital.
Across Ontario, there are 1,258 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID. Health officials reported 362 cases in Toronto, 274 in Peel Region and 104 in York Region.
In Ottawa, the 52 new cases of COVID-19 follows 62 new cases on Thursday and 41 cases on Wednesday.
Ottawa Public Health will provide a full snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12 p.m.
COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE REGION
- Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 11 cases
- Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: Zero new cases
- Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Four cases
- Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 10 cases
COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA
The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce says 1,905 swabs were processed at assessment centres in Ottawa on Wednesday.
A total of 6,701 lab tests were performed in Ottawa on Feb. 24.
The average turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing site to the result is 28 hours.
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