What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. 15 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Oct 15, 2021

What’s the latest?

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is speaking about an enhanced vaccine certificate and verification app. QR codes available for download during the next three days and those born between January and April can download theirs now.

General admission venues in Ontario still face dramatically reduced capacity limits under existing pandemic rules. Concert promoters say the limits don’t make it worth the time of many touring acts.

The United States is set to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers starting starting Nov. 8, and will apply to those travelling by air, land or passenger ferry.

How many cases are there?

As of Thursday, Ottawa has a total of 30,382 cases of COVID-19. There are 276 known active cases, 29,505 cases are considered resolved, and 601 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-october-15-2021-1.6211255

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