Ontario sets new COVID-19 case record on Wednesday; 68 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa

OTTAWA — On the day Ontario set a new record for COVID-19 cases, Public Health Ontario reported 68 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

In its daily report, the agency said there were 68 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, 16 new cases in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and 12 cases in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.

Across Ontario, 2,923 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday, a sharp increase over the previous one-day record of 2,553 set on Tuesday.

There are 998 new cases in Toronto, 408 in York Region and 441 in Peel Region.

Ottawa Public Health will provide a full snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12:30 p.m.

COVID-19 cases across the region

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 16 cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: Four cases
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: 12 cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: Four cases 


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