What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 14 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Dec 14, 2021

What’s the latest?
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 124 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and no new deaths. It reported nine new COVID-19 outbreaks, with seven of them in child-care settings, and has its largest child-care and community outbreaks on record.

The Quebec government is expected to give an update on the COVID-19 situation in Quebec at 1 p.m. as cases surge across the province. Ontario’s chief medical officer of health has called a 3 p.m. news conference.

The current unprecedented surge in cases in Kingston, Ont., will arrive in Ottawa soon, according to infectious disease specialists.

OPH warns residents that rising cases are affecting its ability to contact trace. The city’s testing task force is also warning its resources are being stretched. OPH is again out of spaces at the vaccine clinics it runs for people age 12 and up.

How many cases are there?
As of Tuesday, Ottawa has had 33,088 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-december-14-2021-1.6284293

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