COVID-19 outbreaks rise during fairly stable month in Ottawa – CBC

Trends aren’t rising, but there are more COVID outbreaks

Feb 22, 2023

The latest
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) says COVID trends are stable at moderate to very high levels.

Experts strongly recommend people wear masks indoors and, in Ontario, in the days after having COVID symptoms. Staying home when sick and being up-to-date with COVID and flu vaccines also help protect vulnerable people.

Non-COVID respiratory virus levels are generally low and seasonal.


Data from the research team shows, as of Feb. 16, the weekly average level of coronavirus in Ottawa’s wastewater is stable. OPH considers this average to be high.

The health unit’s count of active, local COVID-19 hospital patients dropped to 15 in the last update, the lowest count since November.

One of the patients is in intensive care.

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