What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 28 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Apr 28, 2021

What’s the latest?

An Ottawa paramedic with Ornge air ambulance says unprecedented demand to transfer patients with COVID-19 to different hospitals is creating “overwhelming” work conditions.

“Distraught” over infecting his entire family with COVID-19 last fall, Imam Majed Jarrar is now recovering from a second bout of the illness and has had to scale back his involvement in the community.

Pregnant people now qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine in Quebec.

Internal government documents obtained by CBC News show few signs that Ontario prepared the long-term care sector for the risks from COVID-19. An auditor general report on long-term care is expected today.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-apr-28-2021-1.6004721

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