Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today | CBC News
- Ottawa is reporting 41 new cases of COVID-19.
- There’s another warning Ottawa may soon need tighter pandemic rules.
- Western Quebec is reporting 16 more COVID-19 cases and one more death.
Today’s Ottawa update
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) recorded 41 new cases of COVID-19 and no more deaths Wednesday.
Ottawa and communities under the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) are now under the orange alert level, with slightly more restrictive rules than the rest of eastern Ontario, which is green, however the city’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches is backing up what some key numbers and experts are already suggesting: that the capital may have to move to red zone rules next week if the spread of COVID-19 doesn’t slow.
The slow, steady growth of those numbers…