Ottawa Public Health reported 79 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday and two new deaths, bringing the city’s totals to 8,458 and 374, respectively, since January.
A total of 343 cases, according to Sunday’s figures, remain active. Meanwhile, 22 people were being treated for COVID-19 in Ottawa hospitals, one of them in intensive care.
Twenty-one health-care institutions are currently experiencing outbreaks, as are three child-care or educational centres. There are also four active community outbreaks, an increase of one from the previous day’s report.
Ontario reported 1,708 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, more than 100 fewer than the 1,822 from a day earlier, and almost 150 fewer than the daily record of 1,855 set on Friday.
The new cases, which include those reported through Saturday afternoon, bring the total in the province to 114,746 since January.
Peel and Toronto remained the worst-hit areas, with 503 and 463 confirmed new cases, respectively.
The province also reported 24 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing Ontario’s total to 3,648 since January.
In addition to the 79 new cases in Ottawa, 24 new cases were reported elsewhere in Eastern Ontario, including 10 by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and five each through Hastings Prince Edward Public Health and Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reported four new cases, while the Renfrew County and District Health Unit reported no new cases.
The province also reported 586 Ontarians hospitalized with COVID-19, but added that the number may be skewed low by the fact that approximately 40 hospitals did not complete the Daily Bed Census on Friday.
Quebec on Sunday reported 1,395 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths, bringing the province’s total to 141,038 cases and 7,025 deaths since January.
COVID-19 hospitalizations reduced slightly from Saturday’s report, with 665 Quebecers being treated for the pandemic illness. Of those, 92 are in intensive care.
Meanwhile, the Outaouais reported 30 new cases and no new deaths.
The region has reported 3,554 cases and 80 deaths since the pandemic began.
COVID-19 BY THE NUMBERS
79: New cases
8,458: Total cases
2: New deaths
374: Total deaths
343: Active cases
1: In ICU
7,741: Cases resolved
1,708: New cases
114,746: Total cases
24: New deaths
3,648: Total deaths
97,319: Cases resolved
(As of Nov. 28)