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94 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death in Ottawa

94 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death in Ottawa”

There are now 433 people in hospital, an increase of eight from the day before, and 67 people in intensive care, one less than the day before.

Brown says the rate of positive COVID-19 tests for those over 60 is more than threefold higher than what it was at the end of August.

There were 809 new infections of COVID-19 reported across Ontario on Saturday, with almost half in Toronto.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rapidly rise across the province, the Ontario government is introducing targeted public health measures in hotspots such as Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.

There have been 297 deaths due to complications related to COVID-19. This is followed by the 30-39 age group with 967 active cases and the under 20 with 810 active cases.

The latest report also shows 15 more individuals who weren't identified for a total of 165 in that category - and an overall total of 245.

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Bars, restaurant dining rooms and gyms in so-called "red zones" must be closed, sports are limited and private citizens are not allowed to gather in private homes with anyone outside their household, with few exceptions.

Meanwhile, Quebec's health authorities reporting 1,102 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the province up to 84,094. The update is part of a worrisome trend that has been developing in Canada's most populous province, which has led to Premier Doug Ford announcing new restrictions for its three three hotspots.

Quebec has now reported a total of 85,191 cases and 5,950 deaths since the pandemic began.

1,638 resolved cases (87 per cent).

That comes just one day after the province set new highs for cases and tests processed.

Public health officials also reminded people that residents of personal care homes are especially vulnerable to COVID-19, and that any visits over the Thanksgiving weekend should be planned with caution.



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