Canada What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 25
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 21
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.Ontario's government says its next reopening steps will be announced on Friday.
What's the latest?
Monday marks the first day of Ontario begins lifting capacity limits in more venues, such as restaurants and gyms. The changes are part of the province's gradual shift toward ending all COVID-19 public health measures by the end of March, and business say they're ready.
Astarted shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but the situation has worsened and forced the company to cut certain products because it can't keep up with demand.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. 22
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic. Carla Qualtrough, Canada's employment minister, says it's likely that people who lose their jobs for not complying with employer COVID-19 vaccine policies will not be eligible for employment insurance.
Whether it's a relationship you lost, or the death of someone close to you,can be tricky to navigate, and can leave many feeling lost in a limbo of emotions.
Ottawa Public Health reported 26 more COVID-19 cases Sunday and no new deaths.
How many cases are there?
As of Sunday, Ottawa has a total of. There are 242 known active cases, 29,850 cases are considered resolved, and 602 people have died from the illness.
Ottawa-Gatineau area confirmed COVID-19 cases
Public health officials have reported more than 56,700 COVID-19 cases across eastern Ontario and western Quebec, including more than 55,000 cases now resolved. Elsewhere in eastern Ontario, 213 people with COVID-19 have died. In western Quebec, the death toll is 222.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, Oct. 24
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.Four free group therapy sessions will be offered to anyone with a fear of needles next month at the University of Ottawa as psychologists hope to help increase the COVID-19 vaccination rate.
Ottawa and Kingston hospitals are.
has had more than 1,000 residents test positive for COVID-19 and has reported 12 deaths between its northern and southern sections.
has had 34 cases and one death. has had 20 cases, with one death. hasn't had any cases.
What are the rules?
The Ontario government hasfor most places that require proof of vaccination, including restaurants, gyms and indoor event spaces.
The province has laid outfor lifting all remaining public health measures, including proof of vaccination and mask requirements indoors, by March 2022.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 27
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.GIS is an additional payment for low-income seniors and is based of annual earning. Since the CERB payments were considered taxable income, those who received CERB are seeing dramatic drops in their GIS payments.
General gathering limits are 25 people inside and 100 people outside. Those limits are.
The province'sis in place for people of an eligible vaccine age . are now available, along with paper and PDF options.
Other groups in the region are also coming out, including for staff.
Under its, 10 people are allowed to gather inside private residences and 20 people outdoors — which increases to 50 if playing sports.
for Quebec venues with assigned seats. Restaurants will lose on Nov. 1.
is in place for most people age 13 and up in spaces such as public events, restaurants, gyms .
Quebecers can use an app or show paper proof;will have to show paper proof. The province has a new record .
The premier says the pandemic state of emergency order that gives the government special powers.
Blackhawks react to scandal, departure of GM: 'Probably change that needed to happen'
Blackhawks players reacted Wednesday to the results of the investigation into the allegations an assistant sexually assaulted a player.The team-commissioned investigation, conducted by the law firm Jenner & Block, discovered team leaders including Bowman, former coach Joel Quenneville (now coaching the Florida Panthers) and ex-assistant general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff (now general manager of the Winnipeg Jets), did nothing when a player alleged then-video coach Brad Aldrich sexually assaulted him.
What can I do?
People can be contagious without symptoms,. Variants of concern are and .
This means, such as staying home while sick — — keeping hands and surfaces clean and considering distancing from anyone you don't live with.
Masks, preferably ones thatand have , are in Ontario and recommended in crowded outdoor areas.
Vaccinesof all variants of COVID-19 and go a long way , without .
There's federal guidance forin different situations.
generally say smaller Halloween gatherings are allowed for the unvaccinated and/or vulnerable. Guidance can be stricter in areas where COVID-19 is spreading more than others, such as .
Health Canada recommends older adults and people with underlying medical conditions get help with errands.
Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should self-isolate, as should those who've been ordered to do so by their public health unit. The length of self-isolation varies inand .
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. 29
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.The federal government is advising managers they can use their own discretion when determining whether an employee is exempt from getting vaccinated against COVID-19 because of their religious beliefs, according to a directive for executives that was obtained by Radio-Canada.
All would-be travellersto board a plane, train or marine vessel in Canada.
can come to Canada.
The U.S. will requireas of Nov. 8. Some people with mixed doses will .
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday he's "very confident" countries around the world.
Four COVID-19 vaccinesin Canada.
as young as 12. for the first shot for younger kids.
Canada's vaccine task force says peopleand .
and are giving certain groups third doses.
There have been more than 3.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the wider Ottawa-Gatineau region — combined first, second and third doses — which has about 2.3 million residents.
People canor over the phone at 1-833-943-3900. Pharmacies and some family doctors offer vaccines .
, including for booking and third shots, so for details.
They offer doses on short notice asto fill gaps in vaccine coverage.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, Oct. 30
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.In the early days of the pandemic, she searched online for a mask that would allow her to sing safely in public, when she couldn't find one she made her own.
The province has recommendedbecause the Moderna or Spikevax vaccine brings a mild risk of a rare heart condition.
can or visit a .
Symptoms and testing
COVID-19to a severe lung infection, with common symptoms including fever, a cough, , vomiting and loss of taste .
Children tend to have an upset stomach and/or a rash.
If you have severe symptoms, call 911.
Mental health can also be, and .
Anyone seeking a COVID-19 test can make an appointment. Check withfor clinic locations and hours.
Ontario says to only get tested if you, such as having symptoms, exposure or a certain job.
People without symptoms but who are part of the province's targeted testing strategy. are available in some places, .
have a few local options to pay for one.
Tests are strongly recommended for people with symptoms and their contacts.
People canor see what their walk-in options are online. They can also call 1-877-644-4545 with questions.
Rapid COVID-19 tests are available i.
First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, or someone travelling to work in a remote Indigenous community, are eligible for a test in Ontario.
Akwesasne has, with information online or at 613-575-2341.
People in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg can call the health centre at 819-449-5593 for a test or vaccine;for vaccine booking.
Tests are available inby calling 613-625-1175 and vaccines, at 613-625-2259 extension 225 or . Anyone in who's interested in a test can call 613-967-3603 and should watch the website for dedicated vaccine clinics.
Inuit in Ottawa can call theat 613-740-0999 for service, including testing and vaccines, in Inuktitut or English on weekdays.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 3 .
Here's CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic.Ontario ski resorts will be able to welcome guests on their hills without asking for a vaccine passport or limiting the capacity on chairlifts, one year after COVID-19 restrictions shut them down.