COVID-19 in Ottawa: Fast Facts for July 22, 2021

COVID-19 in Ottawa: Fast Facts for July 22, 2021

OTTAWA -- Good morning. Here is the latest news on COVID-19 and its impact on Ottawa. Fast Facts: Ottawa Public Health reported zero outbreaks of COVID-19 on Wednesday The city's emergency order that came into effect in March 2020 lifted Thursday morning The Ontario science table says vaccine certificates could be used to speed up the reopening of high-risk settings The U.S. extended its land border closure to Canadians until Aug. 21 COVID-19 by the numbers in Ottawa (Ottawa Public Health data): New COVID-19 cases: Seven new cases on Wednesday Total COVID-19 cases: 27,752 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 (previous seven days): 2.3 Positivity rate in Ottawa: 0.2 per cent (seven day average) Reproduction Number: 1.13 (seven day average) Testing: Who should get a test? Ottawa Public Health says you can get a COVID-19 test at an assessment centre, care clinic, or community testing site if any of the following apply to you: You are showing COVID-19 symptoms; You have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by Ottawa Public Health or exposure notification through the COVID …
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