What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 9 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Aug 09, 2021

What’s the latest?

It could be a busy day at Ottawa’s airport and eastern Ontario border crossings, as fully vaccinated Americans can now enter Canada and skip the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Only American citizens and permanent residents residing in and travelling from the United States will be allowed across the border, and they must have received all required doses of a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine 14 days prior to entering Canada.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 17 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday but also removed a case from its dashboard.

How many cases are there?

As of Sunday, 27,878 Ottawa residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 77 known active cases, 27,208 cases considered resolved, and 593 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-august-9-2021-1.6134518

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