12 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday

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OTTAWA -- For the ninth time in 10 days, Ottawa is seeing a double-digit increase in COVID-19 cases.

Ontario's Ministry of Health reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday.

Since the first case of COVID-19 on March 11, there have been 2,987 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

Across Ontario, 133 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday. There have been 42,544 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Peel Public Health reported 34 new cases of COVID-19, while there are 43 new cases in Toronto.

Ottawa Public Health will provide a full update on the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12:30 p.m.