Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today – CBC

Local trends are stable or dropping; 3 COVID deaths reported Thursday

May 05, 2022

Ottawa’s pandemic trends are stable or dropping.
Trends in other places are generally doing the same.
Three more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the region.

Today’s Ottawa update

The average level of coronavirus in Ottawa’s wastewater has been slowly dropping for about three weeks since the pandemic-record peak of the sixth wave in April.

The most recent data from May 2 (the bold red line in the graph below) shows the level was still about seven-and-a-half times higher than what it was in early March before the current spike.


The number of Ottawa residents in local hospitals for treatment of active COVID-19 dropped to 26 in Thursday’s Ottawa Public Health (OPH) update. It had been in and around the 30s for 10 days.


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