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Ottawa up to 159 active COVID-19 cases after spike of positive tests

Ottawa Public Health says seven people are in hospital, two of whom are in intensive care.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) now knows of 159 active COVID-19 cases in the city following a single-day jump of 43 positive test results.

Tuesday's numbers show that Ottawa has seen 2,287 lab-confirmed cases of the virus to date, with a resolve rate of 81.5 per cent.

Ontario's minister of health called out Ottawa on Tuesday, as its 43 new cases made up nearly a quarter of all new cases across the province.

The local death toll remains at 263, as it has been since June 25.

OPH says there are seven people in hospital with COVID-19, two of whom need intensive care.

There are still six institutions dealing with outbreaks of the virus.


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