98 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday – CTV Edmonton

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Ottawa Public Health is reporting 98 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, ending a stretch of two straight days with triple-digit COVID-19 case numbers.
No new deaths were reported.
Forty of the 98 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday involve residents under the age of 20.
Since the first case of COVID-19 in Ottawa in March 2020, there have been 32,835 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including 618 deaths.
The 98 new cases in Ottawa on Sunday follows 124 cases on Saturday and 106 cases on Friday.
Across Ontario, there are 1,476 new cases of novel coronavirus – the fifth straight day with more than 1,000 new cases.
Reproduction values greater than 1 indicate the virus is spreading and each case infects more than one contact. If it is less than 1, it means spread is slowing.
Health Minister Christine Elliott reports 612 of the 1,476 new cases of COVID-19 involve residents who are not fully vaccinated, while 93 cases are in individuals with an unknown vaccination status.
Ottawa Public Health has updated its vaccination numbers to include children between ages five and 11, who are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
The health unit releases vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
As of Friday:
*Statistics on Ottawa residents with one or two doses include anyone with an Ottawa postal code who was vaccinated anywhere in Ontario.
There are 663 active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, up from 611 active cases on Saturday and 524 active cases on Friday.
The number of active cases in Ottawa is the highest since Sept. 24, when there were 663 active cases.
Ottawa Public Health reported 46 newly resolved cases of COVID-19. The total number of resolved cases of coronavirus in Ottawa is 31,554.
The number of active cases is the number of total laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 minus the numbers of resolved cases and deaths. A case is considered resolved 14 days after known symptom onset or positive test result.
There are six people in Ottawa area hospitals with COVID-19 related illnesses on Sunday, up from four on Saturday.
There are no patients in Ottawa’s ICU.
Age categories of people in hospital:
(Ottawa Public Health is now reporting people in hospital with an "active" infection)
Ottawa Public Health has added the new Omicron variant to its list of variants of concern.
*OPH notes that that VOC and mutation trends must be treated with caution due to the varying time required to complete VOC testing and/or genomic analysis following the initial positive test for SARS-CoV-2. Test results may be completed in batches and data corrections or updates can result in changes to case counts that may differ from past reports.
Ottawa Public Health reports COVID-19 outbreaks at institutions and community outbreaks in Ottawa. There is one ongoing outbreaks in health care institutions and 27 in child care and school settings.
Community outbreaks:
Schools and childcare spaces currently experiencing outbreaks: 
Healthcare and congregate settings experiencing outbreaks:
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