The Outaouais recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 in total for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Since the start of the pandemic, the Outaouais has recorded 12,535 infections.
No deaths from COVID-19 were added to the toll over the weekend and therefore remains the same as on Friday. The number of people who have died from the disease in the region thus stands at 215.
There are currently four people hospitalized, but none are in intensive care.
At present, 48 people who tested positive for the disease are still not considered cured.
The Outaouais reported, Monday, a rate of 11.9 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the third highest in Quebec, placing the region behind those of Laval and Montreal.
No new case of the Delta variant was detected over the weekend in the Outaouais, according to data, as of Monday, from the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec (INSPQ). As of Friday, four cases of this variant were reported in the region.
Ottawa on the road to stability
For his part, SPOOttawa Public Health reports four new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, for a total of 27,703 for more than a year.
The number of active cases stands at 49 patients, the lowest number since the start of the pandemic. No new deaths are listed. A total of 591 people have died from COVID-19 in Ottawa. SPOOttawa Public Health has not reported any new deaths from COVID-19 since June 26.
The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has dropped from two to one and no more patients are in intensive care.
On the vaccination side, 44% of Ottawa residents aged 18 and over have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. In total, 80% of the population of Ottawa received a first dose of the vaccine.
One more death in eastern Ontario
In eastern Ontario, while COVID-19 seems to have stalled in recent weeks, it has claimed another victim. In the report of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (BSEO), we learn of the death of a person since Friday, establishing the toll at 111 dead from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.
The BSEOEastern Ontario Health Unit has also made a further adjustment to its figures. Three patients have been removed from the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 since February 2020. A total of 4,726 residents of eastern Ontario have been affected by the coronavirus.
There is currently one case still active in the territory of BSEOEastern Ontario Health Unit, and no one is currently hospitalized due to the pandemic.