COVID-19: A case in Ottawa, Eastern Ontario Access Assessment Center

COVID-19 Evaluation Center at the Brewer Arena in Ottawa

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In Ottawa, a new confirmed COVID-19 case was reported Saturday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 20.

The new case is a man in his 30s infected with the new coronavirus through close contact. He is a self-isolated person.

The provincial Ministry of Health updates new specialized cases twice a day to update its dedicated COVID-19 website. There are now 377 confirmed cases in Ontario, including 2 deaths and 5 resolved cases (meaning that the patient is no longer contagious). As of Friday night, 59 of the 318 patients had.

Meanwhile, Hawkesbury will open the first COVID-19 test station in rural Ontario on Monday at Laurier St. 750, health officials in the area announced.

People over the age of 70 who have symptoms or have a basic health condition, please call the Eastern Ontario Public Health Department at 613-933-1375, or 1-800-267-7120.

The Winchester Regional Memorial Hospital said in Winchester that it will open an assessment center in the Lions Club lobby on Albert Street.

The number of patients with COVID-19-related symptoms in WDWD who has no official opening date at this center is still very small.

Local health authorities also plan to open testing centers in Cornwall and Alexandria soon.


Outaouais reported its second shortcoming Friday's case of COVID-19 firm. The unidentified patient was tested in Ottawa but has returned to his hometown for self-isolation.

Outaouais' first patient case has been transferred to the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal for further treatment.

In Ottawa, the city is preparing to open the temporary isolation center of the Routhier Community Center on Monday for people who must self-isolate in the shelter system.

And Loblaws joined Farm Boy and Sobeys food stores, installing plexiglass protective covers at the checkout counter.

As of 6 pm. On Friday, the federal government reported 971 confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. There have been 13 deaths and 11 resolved cases.

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