Third straight day of more than 70 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Ontario health officials are reporting 74 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

The figure marks the third straight day of daily case counts above 70. There were 71 new cases reported on Sunday and 78 new cases reported on Saturday.

The new cases in Ottawa are among 1,242 new cases of COVID-19 reported across Ontario, with more than two thirds in Toronto, Peel, and York regions.

Updated local figures from Ottawa Public Health are due at around 12:30 p.m. OPH says figures from the province sometimes differ from theirs because of how cases are recorded at the ministerial level.

CASES OF COVID-19 AROUND THE REGION

Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s region on Monday.

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health reported five new cases.

The Renfrew County and District Health Unit reported two new cases in its region on Monday.

One new case of COVID-19 was reported by the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit.

There were no new cases reported by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

This is a breaking news story. CTV News will have the latest information as it becomes available.

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