What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 4 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Nov 04, 2021

What’s the latest?

A day after Ottawa laid out its plan for post-pandemic economic recovery, Ontario is doing the same at 1 p.m. ET.

CBC reporters explain the added costs of the pandemic for travelling and why doctors are so worried about pregnant people getting COVID-19.

More than 95 per cent of federal public servants are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 98 per cent have received at least one dose, according to figures published by the government on Wednesday night.

This week’s local COVID-19 vaccine checkup recaps the changing travel and third dose guidance. More of the area’s health units are sharing how many they’ve given.

How many cases are there?

As of Wednesday, Ottawa has had 30,925 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are 186 known active cases, while 30,135 cases are considered resolved and 604 people have died from the illness.

Read more: http://cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-november-4-2021-1.6236262

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