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

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Sep 07, 2021

What’s the latest?

As of today, fully vaccinated travellers from across the globe can now enter Canada without facing a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

The return to campus at Carleton University includes a daily symptom screening, spot checks of their results, vaccination attestations, and QR code check-ins as classes resume during the pandemic’s fourth wave.

Some cyclists and pedestrians are asking why the National Capital Commission is reopening a five-kilometre stretch of Colonel By Drive to motor vehicles, following a summer closure that allowed people to stay active during the pandemic.

Quebec’s premier is part of a 1 p.m. ET briefing today and Ontario’s chief medical officer of health will speak at 3 p.m.

How many cases are there?

As of Monday, 28,582 Ottawa residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 313 known active cases, 27,676 cases considered resolved, and 593 people who have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-september-7-2021-1.6166258

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