What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 21 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Oct 21, 2021

What’s the latest?

The Ontario government has mandated certain businesses must ensure patrons are fully vaccinated, but the province has not set clear guidelines on whether those businesses can create a database of each individual’s vaccination status, which concerns privacy experts.

As Cornwall continues to grapple with some of the lowest vaccination rates in the province, regional health officials say the situation seems to be slowly improving.

How many cases are there?

As of Wednesday, Ottawa has a total of 30,555 cases of COVID-19. There are 223 known active cases, 29,730 cases are considered resolved, and 602 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-october-21-2021-1.6218640

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