Ottawa Public Well being is reporting a slight drop within the variety of confirmed lively instances of COVID-19 within the capital.
The general public well being unit stated Monday that seven extra individuals in Ottawa have examined optimistic for COVID-19 and eight individuals’s instances have resolved, dropping the variety of identified lively instances by one.
To this point, Ottawa has seen 27,827 confirmed instances of COVID-19 because the begin of the pandemic and 593 residents have died.
There are zero lively COVID-19 outbreaks in Ottawa. There are not any Ottawa residents in native hospitals with COVID-19 for a second straight day. No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Ottawa for an 18th straight day.
Ottawa Public Well being reported an information correction within the variety of individuals in Ottawa who had obtained no less than one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, saying these people who have been beforehand listed amongst Ottawa vaccinations weren’t residents of Ottawa and have been faraway from the entire variety of vaccinated residents. This resulted in a slight drop within the proportion of residents 12 and older who had obtained no less than one dose.
There was no replace from the provincial authorities Monday due to the Civic Vacation. Public Well being Ontario will launch Monday’s provincial figures alongside Tuesday’s at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
OTTAWA’S KEY COVID-19 STATISTICS
Ottawa is now in Step 3 of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen plan.
Ottawa Public Well being knowledge:
COVID-19 instances per 100,000 (July 25 to July 31): 4.6 (up from 4.1)
Positivity fee in Ottawa (July 23 to July 29): 0.5 per cent (unchanged)
Replica quantity (seven day common): 1.15 (up from 1.08)
Replica values higher than 1 point out the virus is spreading and every case infects a couple of contact. Whether it is lower than 1, it means unfold is slowing.
COVID-19 VACCINES IN OTTAWA
Ottawa Public Well being updates vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. As of Monday:
Ottawa residents with 1 dose (12+): 767,352 (-4,274)*
Ottawa residents with 2 doses (12+): 661,965 (+7,096)
Share of inhabitants 12 and older with no less than one dose: 83 per cent*
Share of inhabitants 12 and older totally vaccinated: 72 per cent
Whole doses obtained in Ottawa**: 1,333,790
*On account of ongoing high quality assurance work on vaccination data in COVax, vaccinations beforehand assigned to Ottawa residents have been discovered to be for individuals dwelling exterior of Ottawa. These corrections resulted in a small distinction within the protection from what Ottawa Public Well being has beforehand reported.
**Whole doses obtained doesn’t embrace doses shipped to pharmacies and first care clinics, however statistics on Ottawa residents with one or two doses consists of anybody with an Ottawa postal code who was vaccinated anyplace in Ontario.
ACTIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OTTAWA
There are 50 lively instances of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday, down from 51 on Sunday.
Ottawa Public Well being reported eight newly resolved instances on Monday. The entire variety of resolved instances of coronavirus in Ottawa is 27,184.
The variety of lively instances is the variety of complete laboratory-confirmed instances of COVID-19 minus the numbers of resolved instances and deaths. A case is taken into account resolved 14 days after identified symptom onset or optimistic take a look at outcome.
HOSPITALIZATIONS IN OTTAWA
Ottawa Public Well being is reporting zero COVID-19 sufferers in native hospitals and nil in intensive care.
Native ICUs have been COVID-19 free for greater than a month.
These knowledge are based mostly on figures from Ottawa Public Well being’s COVID-19 dashboard, which consult with residents of Ottawa and don’t embrace affected person transfers from different areas.
COVID-19 CASES IN OTTAWA BY AGE CATEGORY
0-9 years outdated: Two new instances (2,306 complete instances)
10-19 years-old: Three new instances (3,584 complete instances)
20-29 years-old: Zero new instances (6,245 complete instances)
30-39 years-old: One new case (4,254 complete instances)
40-49 years-old: One new case (3,663 complete instances)
50-59 years-old: Zero new instances (3,334 complete instances)
60-69-years-old: Zero new instances (1,965 complete instances)
70-79 years-old: Zero new instances (1,097 complete instances)
80-89 years-old: Zero new instances (856 complete instances)
90+ years outdated: Zero new instances (520 complete instances)
Unknown: Zero new instances (3 instances complete)
VARIANTS OF CONCERN
Ottawa Public Well being knowledge*:
Whole Alpha (B.1.1.7) instances: 6,834
Whole Beta (B.1.351) instances: 406
Whole Gamma (P.1) instances: 35
Whole Delta (B.1.617.2) instances: 51 (+2)
% of recent instances with variant/mutation in final 30 days: 42 per cent
Whole variants of concern/mutation instances: 9,150 (+3)
Deaths linked to variants/mutations: 101
*OPH notes that that VOC and mutation developments should be handled with warning because of the various time required to finish VOC testing and/or genomic evaluation following the preliminary optimistic take a look at for SARS-CoV-2. Check outcomes could also be accomplished in batches and knowledge corrections or updates can lead to adjustments to case counts that will differ from previous stories.
COVID-19 TESTING IN OTTAWA
The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce’s subsequent testing replace will probably be launched Tuesday, Aug. 3 due to the Civic Vacation on Monday.
On Friday, the taskforce stated the positivity fee in Ottawa residents for the week of July 23 – July 29 was 0.5 per cent.
The common turnaround from the time the swab is taken at a testing web site to the result’s 17 hours.