What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 30 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Nov 30, 2021

What’s the latest?

The scientists watching Ottawa’s wastewater for COVID-19 say the new omicron coronavirus variant hasn’t escaped their testing and they’re starting to collect data about how prevalent it may be in the community.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed two more positive cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the city’s total to four.

As of today, unvaccinated people who are more than 12 years and four months old can no longer show proof of a recent COVID-19 test to board a plane, train or cruise ship in Canada except with limited exceptions.

Canada also no longer requires citizens and permanent residents to show proof of a COVID test for trips under 72 hours.

Food bank usage in Ontario rose 10 per cent during the first year of the pandemic to the highest levels since the recession, a new report has found.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-november-30-2021-1.6266897

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