What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 5 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Nov 05, 2021

What’s the latest?

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the country is bending the curve on the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but progress has recently slowed and Canada could still see some “bumps” over the next few months.

The City of Ottawa says sports leagues are responsible for checking the COVID-19 vaccination status of people playing or watching games at city-owned facilities, despite provincial rules that state otherwise.

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is reporting its 64th COVID-19 death Friday.

Almost 90,000 Canadian seniors are being hit by a sudden cut to their monthly income because they accepted a federal financial benefit that was supposed to help them weather the pandemic.

How many cases are there?

As of Thursday, Ottawa has had 30,955 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are 193 known active cases, while 30,158 cases are considered resolved and 604 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-november-5-2021-1.6237466

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