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

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Nov 16, 2021

What’s the latest?

Moderna has asked Health Canada to approve its COVID-19 vaccine for children six to 11 years of age.

COVID-19 cases may be on the rise across Ontario, but the increase is slow and in Ottawa, at least one expert says the increase isn’t concerning.

Quebec will allow people aged 70 and over to book an appointment for their third COVID-19 vaccine over the next week week, starting today with people 80 and over.

Both of Ottawa’s English-language school boards say they will partially reopen schools to community uses, such as after-school sports, by late November.

How many cases are there?

As of Monday, Ottawa has had 31,421 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are 388 known active cases, while 30,423 cases are considered resolved and 610 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-november-16-2021-1.6249910

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