COVID-19: 23 more infections in Outaouais, 49 in Ottawa and 5 in eastern Ontario

These new data bring the number of active cases in the Outaouais region to 186.

Five people are currently hospitalized in the region due to the pandemic, according to the most recent figures published on the website of the Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) of the Outaouais.

No more deaths are reported by health authorities.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 13,008 since the start of the pandemic. As for the deaths attributable to the disease, 215 have occurred since the start of the crisis.

In addition, the City of Gatineau announced on Friday that the results of the epidemiological investigation carried out by Public Health allow it to reopen swimming pools and beaches as of Sunday, September 5. These facilities had been closed following an outbreak of COVID-19 among several employees, outside of the work context.

Across Quebec, 750 new cases of the disease are identified, as well as two deaths, Friday. Of the number of cases reported, 623 concern people not adequately vaccinated. Hospitalizations are also on the rise in the province.

10 hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in Ottawa

In the federal capital, two more people with COVID-19 than the day before are hospitalized.

A total of 10 patients are in the hospital, including one in intensive care, according to Ottawa Public Health (OPH).

The number of active cases is also on the rise, from 237 cases, Thursday, at 268 Friday.

With 49 additional infections, the toll of confirmed cases climbs to 28,461. The number of deaths attributable to COVID-19 remains at 593.

New opening hours for immunization clinics in Ottawa

SPO also indicates that as of September 7, the four community clinics will accept walk-in clients for the first and second doses, between 12:45 p.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, and between 9:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. am on Saturday.

These vaccination centers are located:

  • Centre Eva-James, 65, promenade Stonehaven
  • Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA, 265 Centrum Blvd
  • Minto Sports Complex 801 Avenue King Edward
  • JH Putman Public School, 2051 Bel-Air Drive

Ottawa Public Health also recalls that it is also possible to get vaccinated in one of the 17 neighborhood vaccination centers currently available, in pharmacies or temporary vaccination centers.

Increase in hospitalizations in eastern Ontario

Hospitalizations are also on the rise in Eastern Ontario. While one person was in intensive care on Thursday, there are now four people who are hospitalized, including one in intensive care, on Friday.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) reports five new cases of COVID-19. His toll is now 4,895 cases listed since the start of the pandemic, and 112 deaths, a number that has not changed since August 16.

In total, 78 cases are still active in the territory of BSEO.

At the provincial level, 807 cases and six deaths are added. Of the people newly tested positive, 628 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.


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