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Canada First Ottawa death attributed to COVID-19

03:00  26 march  2020
03:00  26 march  2020 Source:   ottawacitizen.com

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Ottawa reported its first confirmed death attributed to COVID - 19 on March 25, 2020. (NIAID-RML/The Associated Press). A man in his 90s with no travel history is Ottawa 's first confirmed death from the COVID - 19 respiratory illness, public health officials say.

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An Ottawa man in his 90s with no travel history is believed to be the first person in the city to die of COVID-19.

Ottawa Public Health said Wednesday night it has been notified of a death related to COVID-19. The individual, a man in his 90s, was living at home with no travel history.

The man developed a fever on March 15. He was seen in the emergency department of The Ottawa Hospital and admitted on March 20. He died on Wednesday.

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Symptoms of COVID - 19 range from a very mild, cold-like illness to a severe lung infection. The most common symptoms include fever, fatigue and a dry Quebec Premier François Legault sought to reassure residents on Wednesday as the province reported its first death from COVID - 19 , saying the

Symptoms of COVID - 19 range from a very mild, cold-like illness to a severe lung infection. The most common symptoms include fever, fatigue and a dry cough. Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, Adrian Harewood and Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco bring you the latest on the COVID - 19 pandemic in Ottawa .

No other details were released. As is the case with people diagnosed with COVID-19, Ottawa Public Health said it will not be discussing any further details in order to protect personal health information.

Ottawa’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was identified on March 11, after an employee of the high-tech giant Ciena tested positive for novel coronavirus. The patient, a man in his 40s, began experiencing mild symptoms after returning from a trip to Austria.

On March 15, Ottawa’s medical officer of health, Dr. Vera Etches, said public health officials were at that point assuming that COVID 19 was circulating in Ottawa and there was local community transmission of the virus.

Previously, all of those diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ottawa were infected while travelling, or else through close contact with someone who has returned to Canada with the disease.

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As of 9:30 am Wednesday, Ottawa Public Health was investigating 43 confirmed or indeterminate COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, and is actively following up with these individuals and their close contacts.

With more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ottawa, including confirmation of community spread, Ottawa Public Health is urging that everyone either practice physical distancing or self-isolate.

Those with symptoms such as fever and cough must self-isolate for 14 days, or 24 hours after symptoms have fully resolved, whichever is longer. Do not leave your home if you have respiratory symptoms, said Ottawa Public Health.

“Today is a very sad day for us and especially the family and loved ones of the man who passed away. We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the individual who died today,” said Etches in a statement.

“I’m asking everyone again to make every effort and take every opportunity to practice physical (social distancing). Please stay home, stay safe and take care of each other.”

Ontario health minister confirms first COVID-19 death in province

  Ontario health minister confirms first COVID-19 death in province Ontario's Ministry of Health has confirmed the first death related to COVID-19 in the province. The 77-year-old man who died tested positive for the virus after coming in close contact with another positive case.#BREAKING: First #COVID-19 related death in Ontario. A man, found positive for COVID after death as a result of close contact with another positive case. Coroner investigation is ongoing to determine the specific cause of death.

This is the first reported death in the United States from COVID - 19 , as well as the first reported case in a health care worker and the first possible outbreak in a LTCF. These reports from Washington follow others of community spread in Oregon and two places in California earlier this week.

The death toll has now officially surpassed total fatalities in China, where the outbreak began more than two months ago. The majority of infections have been in the country’s north, which includes Covid - 19 not the only thing you should be scared of this spring (or maybe we should just chill).

Mayor Jim Watson added that while most residents are making an effort to flatten the curve, the man’s death serves as a reminder of the severity of the situation.

“I encourage residents to continue to wash their hands regularly, to respect social distancing guidelines, limit trips outside the house to essential ones, and to check in virtually on family, friends and neighbours. We must all do our part to help save lives in the community,” he said.

On Wednesday, Ontario’s health ministry said there have been 13 COVID-19 deaths in province. The number did not include the Ottawa man’s death.

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