Coronavirus Update – 17 December 2021

17 December 2021

Data is from this morning, comparisons are with yesterday


642,465πŸ”Ί 3,12410,107πŸ”Ί5
πŸ’‰ Eligible people with one dose (5+)85.6% 
πŸ’‰ Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)80.4%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


πŸ’‰ Eligible people with one dose (5+)88.3%
πŸ’‰ Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)81.4%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates


cases changedeaths

620 πŸ”Ί1

πŸ’‰ Eligible people with one dose (5+)

884,898 (89%)
πŸ’‰ Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)818,722 (82%)

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


15,116πŸ”Ί71223 πŸ”Έ0
πŸ’‰ Number of doses of vaccine 648,652

As of December 10, 2021 Updated Weekly

πŸ’‰ Eligible people with one dose (12+) 88.1%
πŸ’‰ Eligible people fully vaccinated (12+)85.4%

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


6363πŸ”Ί44133 πŸ”Έ0
πŸ’‰ Eligible people with one dose (5+)174,314 (85%)
πŸ’‰ Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)163,970 (80%)
πŸ’‰ Eligible people with booster shot18,853

Eastern Ontario Health Unit  Eastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates


β­• Starting Monday, kids 12 to 17 years of age will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to use City sports arenas and recreational centres, even for organized sports. [City of Ottawa]

β­• The Treasury Board has halted efforts to have Federal staff return to office buildings downtown due to the increasing cases of the Omicron variant. [Ottawa Citizen]

β­• The free rapid COVID-19 testing kits were sent to eight Ottawa LCBO stores – and almost immediately given away. If you want to try, the locations are:

  • Bank Street and Walkley Road.
  • Carling Avenue and Woodroffe Avenue (Fairlawn Centre).
  • Rideau Street and King Edward Avenue.
  • Blair Road and Ogilvie Road (Gloucester).
  • West Hunt Club Road and Merivale Road (Nepean Crossroads).
  • Strandherd Drive and Greenbank Road (Nepean).
  • Innes Road and Tenth Line Road (Orleans).


β­• The exemption from COVID testing for people who cross borders for only 72 hours has been rescinded – even land crossings to the United States.  [CBC]

β­• The Citizen has figured out vaccination rates by Zodiac sign and we'd say this is ridiculous if it wasn't so accurate. Most vaccinated: Gemini; least vaccinated: Sagittarius [Ottawa Citizen]

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