What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 15 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Sep 15, 2021

What’s the latest?

Some Ottawa businesses that have signed on to host pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics have received threats of vandalism and violence.

Those at an Ottawa event remembering a Jewish massacre during the Second World War said they’re angry about the rise of COVID-19 vaccine protesters comparing themselves to victims of Nazi brutality.

The Quebec government is officially cracking down on enforcement of its vaccination passport starting today after a two-week grace period.

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened Canada’s already critical nursing shortage and experts say it’s going to take strategic planning, incentives and a lot of effort to make work life more sustainable for nurses to build a bigger workforce.

How many cases are there?

As of Tuesday, 28,966 Ottawa residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 398 known active cases, 27,974 cases considered resolved, and 594 people who have died from the illness

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-september-15-2021-1.6175938

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