COVID-19: Summer camp worker tests positive; New cases drop slightly in Ontario; Ottawa reports 17 cases


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The province reported 134 cases Friday.

Two more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 2,777.

Meanwhile, Ottawa Public Health was reporting 17 new cases as of Saturday, down from the 26 new cases reported Friday.

Thirty-eight case were listed as resolved.

The total number of confirmed cases is now 2,539, with 250 active cases and 2,025 resolved.

There were no new deaths in the latest report, the toll stands at 264.

There are 11 people currently hospitalized in Ottawa with COVID-19, up two cases from Friday, including four in ICU.

There were two new outbreaks at health care and child care establishments, for a total of 12 outbreaks.

Two residents at Billingswood Manor and one child at Metcalfe Home Daycare have tested positive.

The provincial total of confirmed cases now stands at 39,333 with 89 per cent considered resolved.

Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units reportied five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases,

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit reported one new case Saturday, but there were no new cases at the other area health units.

There are currently 73 people hospitalized in Ontario with COVID-19, 27 of them in ICU and 12 of those patients are on ventilators.

The province processed more than 33,000 tests on Friday.

Quebec reported 146 new cases in the province on Saturday, bringing the total number of people infected to 59,458.

The province did not provide a number of resolved cases, saying it is in the process of updating its information system.

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