Ottawa sees one per cent increase in new COVID-19 cases yesterday

OTTAWA – Recent numbers show the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa may be trending down.

As of yesterday (May 13) there are 15 new cases and four new deaths in Ottawa due to COVID-19, making it less than a one per cent (0.8 per cent) increase since the previous report from Ottawa Public Health.

That brings the city’s total of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,707 and the total number of confirmed deaths to 182, since Tuesday’s (May 12) report.

There continues to be a 21 ongoing outbreaks and institutions. The median age of cases in Ottawa 57 years old.

The majority of cases are those in the age group 50 to 59, accounting for 15 per cent of cases across the city.

Ontario reported 329 new cases province-wide, a 1.6 per cent increase since Tuesday. That brings the total number of cases across the province to 21,236. Overall, 15,845 cases have been resolved in Ontario.