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Six new COVID-19 deaths and 180 new cases in Ottawa

Despite the high single-day numbers, local active case and hospital numbers remain steady.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is reporting 180 new cases of COVID-19 in the city and six new deaths related to the virus.

There have now been 12 COVID-19 deaths reported in Ottawa this week, bringing the local pandemic death toll to 415.

Despite the single-day spike in case numbers, Thursday, January 21, the active case count in the city is actually down by one, to 1,056.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are also down, in Ottawa, to 38 with seven patients in intensive care.

There are 32 healthcare institutions currently in outbreak status and seven childcare centres. OPH is keeping an eye on five community outbreaks linked to workplaces.

There have been 12,674 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, with 11,203 cases resolved.

The City of Ottawa has received 25,350 COVID-19 vaccines to date, and has administered 21,951 of them.

Ontario is reporting 2,632 new cases of COVID-19, Thursday, including 32 within the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, three in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, and two in Renfrew County.


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