Phone number and website for Ontario's vaccine booking portal released
Mar 15 2021
On Saturday, Ottawa Public Health reported 94 new cases of COVID-19, the highest one-day increase in cases since January 23.
The daily provincial website also reported that today's case count may be higher than expected due to a data catch-up process related to the provincial computers reporting system.
Public Health Ontario reported 83 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, compared to 68 new cases announced by Ottawa Public Health.
Algoma Public Health: There are 205 cases, two more than Saturday's report.
The total number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario now stands at 318,106, including 7,153 deaths and 298,570 recoveries.
Porcupine Health Unit: 344 cases reported.
Twenty-eight of the 68 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday involve residents between 40 and 60 years old.
In Ottawa, there were 595 active cases of COVID-19 reported Saturday.
In the Outaouais, health officials reported 48 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday for a total of 6,589.
The orange-restrict category of Ontario's COVID-19 framework includes a weekly rate of cases per 100,000 between 25 to 39.9, a percent positivity of 1.3 to 2.4 per cent, and a reproduction number of approximately 1 to 1.1.
Premier Doug Ford on Sunday said Ontario delivered 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday, adding the province has the capacity to vaccinate three times that amount.
As of yesterday at 8 pm, the province had completed 1,158,355 vaccinations, up 41,859 from the previous day. 601 people were hospitalized, with 282 in ICU.
The city received a shipment of 9,360 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, March 8. That was expected to help officials identify any asymptomatic people who had COVID-19 and to better understand the extent of the outbreak, OPH said in a letter to families dated Friday. There are three known active cases.
As of Friday, five students and staff at the school were reported as testing positive for COVID-19.
Another 52 cases are considered resolved in Ottawa.