What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 7 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Dec 07, 2021

What’s the latest?

Quebec is expected to give a COVID-19 vaccine update at 1 p.m. ET. Last week the health minister said there would be more information soon on its third dose plans.

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health is speaking to reporters at 1:30 p.m.

Hastings Prince Edward has expanded the list of symptoms that should keep a student home from school, bringing back things such as a sore throat and runny nose as of today.

A Kingston drop-in centre is struggling to provide safe places to isolate for people without housing who test positive for COVID-19.

How many cases are there?

As of Monday, Ottawa has had 32,333 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are 431 known active cases, while 31,284 cases are considered resolved and 618 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-december-7-2021-1.6275597

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