Coronavirus Update – 17 January 2022

17 January 2022

Information is as of this morning. Changes are relative to Friday.

ONTARIO

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
3,887? 73578?51
caseschangedeaths
926,904? 29,70310,628?106


? Eligible people with one dose (5+)87.7% 
? Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)81.8%


Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 

QUEBEC

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
3,381? 211286?11
caseschangedeaths
801,153?18,50112,364 ?171
? Eligible people with one dose (5+)89.9%
? Eligible people with two doses (5+)82.2%


Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates



OTTAWA

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
62?17? -1
cases changedeaths
53,136?860

647 ?7

? Eligible people with one dose (5+)

903,145 (91%)
? Eligible people with two doses (5+)836,222 (84%)


Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 

OUTAOUAIS 

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
113? -34?1
caseschangedeaths
30,553?194224 ? 0
? Number of doses of vaccine 754,013


As of January 11, 2022 Updated Weekly

? Eligible people with one dose (12+) 88.6%
? Eligible people with two doses (12+)86%


Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates

EASTERN ONTARIO HEALTH UNIT

Information has not been updated since Friday

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
65?108? 0
caseschangedeaths
11,220?251140 ?2
? Eligible people with one dose (5+)177,828 (86.7%)
? Eligible people with two doses (5+)165,157 (80.5%)
? Eligible people with booster shot68.743


Eastern Ontario Health Unit  Eastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates


COVID-19 NEWS

⭕ Quebec is asking provincial bureaucrats to volunteer in hospitals due to stsaff shortsages. They would do things like disinfecting equipment, administrative tasks, and providing meals to patients. [Global]

⭕ The Treasury Board says that is up to each department to make a decision about continuing to work from home or to return to the office – the Board will not make an across-the-board mandate. [Ottawa Citizen]

⭕ Health Canada has approved Pfizer's antiviral treatment for people who have already caught COVID-19. Paxlovid appears to be 90 per cent effective at preventing hospitalization or death among higher risk patients.  [CityNews]

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