What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 16 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Sep 16, 2021

What’s the latest?

Data suggests people who are pregnant face significantly higher risks of serious illness requiring hospitalization, ICU admission, or life support. Vaccines approved in Canada have proven both safe and effective during pregnancy.

With the end of advance voting options, any Canadian voter who is required to self-isolate in the coming days will have no way to cast a ballot on Sept. 20.

The region has passed 3.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses given, with about 35,000 in the last week. That’s down slightly from the approximately 40,000 doses the week before in a post-vaccine passport bump.

Upcoming pop-up clinic locations include arenas, a curling club and a pub.

How many cases are there?

As of Wednesday, 29,016 Ottawa residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 410 known active cases, 28,012 cases considered resolved, and 594 people who have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-september-16-2021-1.6177369

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