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

City reports 1 more COVID death as key trends show signs of improvement\

May 16, 2022

Today’s Ottawa update

The level of coronavirus detected in Ottawa’s wastewater has been declining slowly for about a month since it peaked in April.

Still, the most recent data available (the bold red line in the graph below) show the seven-day average calculated on May 11 remained about four times higher than in early March, before the current spike.

Levels have now dropped below previous peaks in October 2020 and January 2022.


Seventeen Ottawa residents are in local hospitals to be treated for COVID-19, according to Monday’s Ottawa Public Health (OPH) update. That number has dropped below 20 for the first time in about a month. None of those patients is in intensive care.

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