Friday December 17, 2021

Coronavirus Update – 17 December 2021

Data is from this morning, comparisons are with yesterday


642,465? 3,12410,107?5
? Eligible people with one dose (5+)85.6% 
? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)80.4%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


? Eligible people with one dose (5+)88.3%
? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)81.4%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates


cases changedeaths

620 ?1

? Eligible people with one dose (5+)

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

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


15,116?71223 ?0
? 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%

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


6363?44133 ?0
? Eligible people with one dose (5+)174,314 (85%)
? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)163,970 (80%)
? Eligible people with booster shot18,853

Eastern Ontario Health Unit  Eastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates


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⭕ The exemption from COVID testing for people who cross borders for only 72 hours has been rescinded – even land crossings to the United States.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

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