What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 6 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Oct 06, 2021

What’s the latest?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will on Wednesday unveil details of his government’s plan to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory in the public service and for travellers within Canada, a source tells CBC News.

Four local unions representing municipal employees have filed grievances against the City of Ottawa’s mandatory vaccination policy.

An Ottawa woman says she’s frustrated after her entire family contracted COVID-19 amid a recent Barrhaven school outbreak, despite taking every possible precaution against the virus.

How many cases are there?

As of Tuesday, Ottawa has a total of 30,091 cases of COVID-19. There are 390 known active cases, 29,105 cases are considered resolved, and 596 people have died from the illness.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-october-6-2021-1.6200950

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