Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 58 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and confirmed four additional deaths related to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Ottawa has now seen 6,830 cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic, with the death toll currently standing at 321, according to the local public health unit.

The capital’s latest daily increase, a drop compared to the day before, comes amid a jump of 934 cases across Ontario,

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The COVID-19 pandemic could push indoor sports and recreation activities back to the sidelines in Ottawa this fall and winter.

As cases of novel coronavirus continue to rise in Ottawa, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches tells CTV Morning Live she has concerns about possible COVID-19 transmission through sports activities.

“I do think that we need to take a look at recreation activities where there’s groups of people indoors. That’s concerning to

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Amid rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19 between players on sports teams in Ottawa, two large sports organizations in the region say they are acting responsibly. 

At a media briefing on Wednesday, Ottawa’s medical officer of health, Dr. Vera Etches, reported at least 28 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to both youth and adult team sports. With contract tracing, that number is expected to rise.

Five team outbreaks are confirmed, with another nine

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