What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, March 11 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Mar 11, 2022

The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw two major variant waves, records broken multiple times, and the beginning and end of vaccine passports. We broke down the past year in numbers.

Despite a surge in research, leading Canadian virologists and front-line physicians say burning questions remain over how the coronavirus operates and where this pandemic is heading.

Today is the last day for Quebec’s vaccine passport and capacity limits in that province’s dining rooms, bars, theatres, gyms, spas and places of worship.

Ontario’s premier and health minister have a news conference planned for 1 p,m.

What are the numbers to watch?
Testing can’t meet the general public’s demand because of the contagious Omicron variant, meaning many people with COVID-19 won’t be reflected in the case count.

Hospitalizations and wastewater monitoring can help fill in some of the grey areas. There’s more information in our daily story on key numbers.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-march-11-2022-1.6380618

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