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52 more COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; virus returns to Saint-Louis Residence

The local health unit counts 362 active cases of the virus in the city, but says hospitalizations are down to nine and no one is in intensive care.
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Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is reporting 52 more cases of COVID-19 in the city, along with one staff case at Saint-Louis Residence in Orléans.

This comes in addition to four more deaths reported Tuesday at the Extendicare West End Villa long term care home.

Saint-Louis Residence's first outbreak lasted from April 21 to June 29, with 55 total cases and nine COVID-19-related deaths. OPH says the home's most recent case started on September 12.

There have now been 272 deaths linked to the virus in Ottawa since March.

OPH says there are currently 19 institutions dealing with outbreaks.

The health unit counts 362 active cases of COVID-19 in the city, but says hospitalizations are down to nine, and no one is in intensive care.

Overall, there have been 3,335 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa since the beginning of the pandemic -- 2,753 (81.3 per cent) of which have been resolved.




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