Uptick in 4th doses in Ottawa as COVID trends remain steady – CBC

Ottawa Public Health said last week another pandemic wave is underway

Oct 04, 2022

The latest Ottawa update
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) says the city is entering another pandemic wave, one that parallels the expected rise of other respiratory viruses.

While COVID-19 vaccines and previous infection give some protection, subvariants continue to emerge.

OPH recommends staying home when sick and following isolation guidance, considering wearing masks indoors and getting the added protection of a COVID vaccine, including the new, updated bivalent booster available to adults.

Wastewater

The weekly average level of coronavirus in Ottawa’s wastewater has been high and stable for about two weeks.

As of Oct. 2, levels were slightly above what they were at the end of August and about eight times higher than they were at this time last year.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-cases-october-4-2022-1.6601979

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