In the federal capital, SPOOttawa Public Health counts 433 active cases Thursday. Nine people are hospitalized for the disease and its complications, including three who are still in intensive care.
The number of deaths attributable to COVID-19 remains stable at 594. As of February 2020, a total of 29,076 coronavirus infections have been recorded in Ottawa, according to official figures from SPOPublic Health Ontario.
With 18 new infections reported Thursday, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) has meanwhile a total of 5,035 confirmed cases since the start of the health crisis. The number of deaths attributable to the disease remains unchanged at 112.
Still 75 people are infected with the virus, two of whom are being treated in hospital. One of them is in an intensive care unit. Two outbreaks are in progress, according to the BSEOEastern Ontario Health Unit.
The province has its highest number of new coronavirus cases in nearly two weeks, with 864 new cases on Thursday.
Almost 76% of these infections affect individuals who are not fully vaccinated or whose immunization status is not known.
Three more deaths on Thursday bring the toll to 9,632 since the start of the pandemic.
21 new cases in the Outaouais
According to the most recent data from the Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS), there are 21 new infections in the Outaouais on Wednesday.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 13,389 coronavirus infections have been identified in the Outaouais, according to statistics listed by theINSPQQuebec National Institute of Public Health.
Currently, the Outaouais has 240 active cases. No new deaths are reported on Thursday.
Ten people are hospitalized because of the disease. Half are treated in intensive care.
In total, 216 people lost their lives due to the coronavirus and its complications in the Outaouais region.
For all of Quebec, public health has identified 782 new cases of COVID-19, 6 hospitalizations and 2 more deaths.
The death toll attributable to COVID-19 currently stands at 11,315 in Quebec.
In the past 24 hours, the number of hospitalizations has increased by 6 to a total of 256 in hospitals in the province. Of this number, 87 patients are being treated in intensive care, an increase of 2 from the previous day.