Friday December 17, 2021
Coronavirus Update – 17 December 2021
Data is from this morning, comparisons are with yesterday
|? Eligible people with one dose (5+)||85.6%|
|? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)||80.4%|
|? Eligible people with one dose (5+)||88.3%|
|? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)||81.4%|
? Eligible people with one dose (5+)
|? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)||818,722 (82%)|
|? Number of doses of vaccine||648,652|
As of December 10, 2021 Updated Weekly
|? Eligible people with one dose (12+)||88.1%|
|? Eligible people fully vaccinated (12+)||85.4%|
EASTERN ONTARIO HEALTH UNIT
|? Eligible people with one dose (5+)||174,314 (85%)|
|? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)||163,970 (80%)|
|? Eligible people with booster shot||18,853|
⭕ 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]
⭕ 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]
⭕ 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).
⭕ The exemption from COVID testing for people who cross borders for only 72 hours has been rescinded – even land crossings to the United States.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]
⭕ 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]