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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, September 5th

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, September 5th

Recent developments:

  • Kingston, Ont., Bans long-distance meetings in parks of people who do not live together.
  • 13 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Ottawa Friday, but the number of active cases and hospitals continues to decline.
  • Gary J. An outbreak has been declared in the Armstrong long-term care home, meaning there is no active outbreak in the Munikpalli-operated care home.
  • Rural families in eastern Ontario feel they have Less choice when it comes to school This year.

What’s up?

Some parents in rural eastern Ontario will have to send their children back to school this fall because online learning The reason they live is not an option.

Noting the lack of physical distance, the city of Kingston prohibits people over the age of 16 from being closer than two meters to each other in municipal parks.

The Gord Downy Pier and surrounding areas at Breakwater Park are also now closed from 9pm to 7am.

Logged into Ottawa 13 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday, but the number of active cases, including those being treated in hospital, continues to decline.

Masked men go to bus stops on September 3, 2020 at Tanney’s Lawn LRT Station in Ottawa. (Trevor Pritchard / CBC)

How many cases are there?

There have been 3,022 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ottawa since the outbreak: 187 known active cases, 2,568 cases considered resolved and a total of 267 deaths related to illness.

In all, public health officials reported more than 4,600 cases across eastern Ontario and western Quebec, and more than 3,900 cases were resolved.

COVID-19 killed 103 people in the area outside Ottawa: 52 in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark counties, 33 in the Autowice and 18 elsewhere in eastern Ontario.

What is open and closed?

We put it together Deep break back into school plans To every board and service center in the area.

Ontario Its reopening is in the 3rd phase of planningThat means more businesses are open, including dine-in restaurants and movie theaters.

Up to 50 indoor meetings and up to 100 public meetings are now allowed in that province, but attendees must follow physical distance guidelines.

Quebec Has similar restart rules, With its cap on meetings that are physically absent in public venues Now up to 250 people, Allows Small festivals.

Alan Forster, vice president of innovation and quality at The Ottawa Hospital, said the new site would provide more effective testing, but would focus on asymptomatic patients rather than those with COVID-19 symptoms. 0:56

Canadian Museum of Nature The pandemic will reopen with changes from tomorrow.

The Rue Jacques-Cartier and Queen Elizabeth Driveways in Gatino will reopen to vehicles on Tuesday. The driveway will be closed to vehicles on weekends for the remaining months.

Same day, new Ontario rule Officially removes time limits on caregiver visits For long-term care homes and Eight Ottawa sectors are available again For rent.

The PR Transpo transit service in Prescott-Russell will resume on September 14th.

Distance and separation

The coronavirus novel is primarily transmitted through droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sneezes or speaks to someone or something.

People don’t have to have symptoms to be contagious.

That means working away from home, meeting others as much as possible outside and keeping away from people you do not live with or who are not in their circle, including when you have a mask.

The masks are on now Mandatory in indoor public settings In eastern Ontario And Quebec, Including Transportation services And Taxis In some areas.

Masks are also recommended outdoors when you are not at the right distance from others.

Teacher Chelsea O’Brien leads a group of students in an open tent at an elementary school in Gatino, Que, on September 2, 2020, during the COVID-19 epidemic. (Adrian Wilde / Canadian Press)

Anyone who has recently traveled outside of Canada Need to go straight home And stay there for 14 days.

In Ontario, the same period of self-loneliness for anyone with symptoms. When self-isolated, leave the house or see others if it is critically important such as seeing a doctor.

Many have a certified COVID-19 case in Quebec After 10 days their self-loneliness may end If they do not have a fever for at least 48 hours and no other symptoms for at least 24 hours.

Health Canada recommends keeping the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions and / or weakened immune systems at home as much as possible.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19 Is from a cold-like illness For severe lung and lung infection with common symptoms such as fever, cough, vomiting and loss of taste or smell.

Less common symptoms are chills, headache and pinky. Children can Development of rash.

If you have severe symptoms, call 911.

Where to test

In eastern Ontario:

In Ottawa Any resident who does not show symptoms but thinks they need testing, Can be tested On one of four sites – including a New drive-through test site Starts today.

The Brewer Arena test site will be closed during Labor Day.

For service at the Inuit Acoustic Inuit Family Health Team in Ottawa at 613-740-0999, you can call Inuktitut or English on weekends, including exams.

Some Quebec parents are taking the province to court to allow their children to learn remotely during the COVID-19 epidemic without medical exception. 2:02

In the Eastern Ontario Health Unit area, Has a drive-through center Casselman And assessment centers Hawksbury And Winchester People don’t need to be called forward.

Others Alexandria, Rockland And Cornwall Appointment required.

All are closed during Labor Day.

In Kingston, Lyons Center Hosting the city’s test site. Find at Gate 2.

NapaniTest center Open daily for people calling ahead.

You can Set up a test In Boncraft, Belleville Or Trenton By calling the center and inside Picton By texting or calling. Belleville and Trenton only run seven days a week.

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark The unit will ask you to test if you are concerned about a symptom or exposure.

It has a walk-in site Brockville And examination sites at the Memorial Center Smiths Falls And Almonte This requires an appointment.

Almont’s site will be closed Monday.

Renfrew County residents should call their family doctor and those who do not have access to a family doctor can call 1-844-727-6404 and register for the test or if they have health questions, COVID-19-related or.

It is testing Five communities this week With appointment.

In western Quebec:

Outlaw residents Now you can get the walk-in test Gatino Seven days a week at 135 blvd. Saint-Raymond. Waiting hours mean you can set aside time to come back if the center is busy.

There are recurring clinics by appointment in such communities Gracefield, Wall-des-Montes And Fort-Coolong.

They can call 1-877-644-4545 to make an appointment or if they have other questions.

Students with disabilities face additional problems going back to school in the epidemic, including how to get support services, and parents say more planning is needed from governments. 2:11

First countries:

Aquasasne There were 14 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Most are connected to a meeting on an island With a resident who did not show symptoms at the time.

It is Mobile COVID-19 test site Available only by appointment. Anyone returning to a community 160 kilometers from the Canadian side of the international border – or visiting Montreal – For reasons that are not necessary Ask for 14 days self-separation.

Someone in As Tyndina Those interested in the test can call 613-967-3603 and talk to the nurse. Its office and wellness center will be open by appointment, with bookings starting September 14th.

People Pikwakanagan You can book an appointment for the COVID-19 exam by calling 613-625-2259. Although its pow is canceled this year, their traditional dinner is being held as a drive-through on Sunday afternoon.

Kitigan GBFitness center and playground park are opening with restrictions.

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