COVID trends remain mostly steady in Ottawa – CBC

Wastewater readings are at their lowest level since the start of December

Feb 14, 2023

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Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has said for weeks that respiratory virus trends are encouraging but it’s still worthwhile to reduce risks as COVID-19 levels remain high.

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.


Data from the research team shows, as of Feb. 12, the weekly average level of coronavirus in Ottawa’s wastewater had dropped to its lowest level of 2023.

Last week OPH considered the average to be very high.

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