What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 3 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Sep 03, 2021

What’s the latest?

Canada plans to open its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from across the globe and let them skip the country’s 14-day quarantine requirement as of Tuesday.

However, there’s enough hedging in the wording of those government plans that some travellers want more clarity.

Municipal beaches and pools in Gatineau remain closed after several workers tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week.

Kingston has again closed Breakwater Park after a few days of crowds far above the legal limit, says the city.

How many cases are there?

As of Thursday, 28,412 Ottawa residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 237 known active cases, 27,582 cases considered resolved, and 593 people who have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-september-3-2021-1.6163300

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