Ottawa’s coronavirus recovery heading in the right direction, Dr. Etches says

A provincial decision earlier in the week to allow Ottawa to proceed to the second phase of reopening is backed up by the latest data tracking the city’s response to … Read More

Ottawa Public Health reports 1,824 confirmed coronavirus cases, 78% recovered

Posted May 19, 2020 4:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ottawa Public Health identified 71 new cases of the novel … Read More

Coronavirus testing now open to anyone in Ottawa with symptoms

Anyone who believes they might have symptoms of COVID-19 in Ottawa can now get tested for the novel coronavirus, the local public health unit announced Wednesday. Until now, limited resources … Read More

Coronavirus outbreak ends at Ottawa’s Garry J. Armstrong long-term care home

A novel coronavirus outbreak at a city-run long-term care home in Ottawa has ended as of Monday without the virus infecting any residents, according to the local public health unit. … Read More

Coronavirus: Ottawa hospitals lending staff to worst-hit long-term care homes

Some of Ottawa’s long-term care homes that have been hit hardest by outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are getting extra staff support from the city’s hospitals, Dr. Vera Etches said … Read More

Ottawa Public Health reports 21 new coronavirus cases as city starts to reopen

Ottawa’s public health unit said it identified 21 new cases of novel coronavirus on Thursday as the nation’s capital slowly begins opening up from its pandemic shutdown. The local count … Read More

Ottawa restores access to green space in parks, window visits at long-term care homes

The City of Ottawa has loosened restrictions to allow individuals and families to spend time outdoors on green space in parks and has restored window visits for residents of city-run … Read More

Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus declares coronavirus outbreak in emergency department

The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus has declared an outbreak of the novel coronavirus as the city’s death toll related to the virus hit a new single-day high. There were 35 … Read More

Coronavirus: Ottawa Public Health confirms 12 new deaths Tuesday

Twelve more people in Ottawa have died in relation to the novel coronavirus, Ottawa Public Health said Tuesday. Ottawa’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 71 as of 4 p.m. … Read More

Coronavirus: 120 new cases confirmed over the weekend in Ottawa

The number of lab-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus ballooned over the weekend in Ottawa, but the rate of hospitalization took a step back — an important metric in determining … Read More

Here’s what needs to be in place before Ottawa can relax coronavirus restrictions

Ottawa’s death toll in connection with the novel coronavirus continues to climb as public health officials start to outline the criteria needed to lift the city’s pandemic restrictions. Ottawa Public … Read More