OPH promotes COVID vaccine as 7th wave drags on, autumn approaches – CBC

16 more COVID deaths reported in the Kingston, Belleville areas in the last week

Sep 13, 2022

The latest Ottawa update
Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches said in a statement Tuesday that staying up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccines is the strongest protection people and the community have against COVID.

She said she welcomes the new bivalent vaccine against more recent variants as COVID continues to circulate in Ottawa and may increase in autumn. That’s along with the effects of other illnesses, such as the flu.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) said late last week COVID indicators were moderate to high and the seventh pandemic wave was not over.


The weekly average level of coronavirus in Ottawa’s wastewater has been slowly rising this month.

That average as of Sept. 11 is about five-and-a-half times higher than at this point in 2021 and about two-and-a-half times what it was two years ago.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-cases-september-13-2022-1.6580864

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