1. You've recovered from a COVID-19 infection, now what?  Ottawa Citizen
  2. Farm Boy asks customers to leave reusable bags at home during COVID-19 pandemic  CTV News
  3. First death attributed to COVID-19 reported in Ottawa; mayor declares state of emergency  Ottawa Citizen
  4. 5 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa Thursday  CBC.ca
  5. City revenues plummet during COVID-19 crisis  CBC.ca
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The region is now up to 82 confirmed cases of the respiratory illness. Health officials say thousands more are likely undiagnosed.The region is now up to 82 confirmed cases of the respiratory illness. Health officials say thousands more are likely undiagnosed.

Farm Boy says it is "discouraging customers from bringing in and using reusable shopping bags" during the COVID-19 pandemic. Farm Boy says it is "discouraging customers from bringing in and using reusable shopping bags" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farm Boy asks customers to leave reusable bags at home during COVID-19 pandemic | CTV News

Ottawa Public Health said the man lived at home and didn't have a recent travel history. He died in hospital on Wednesday.Ottawa Public Health said the man lived at home and didn't have a recent travel history. He died in hospital on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Man in his 90s becomes first Ottawa resident to die from COVID-19 | Globalnews.ca

“You know, you don't want to hear the huge crack of a thunderstorm and sirens racing down a nearby street (this just happened here in Ottawa) the day the news is about troops at the border. What a day. What a month. #cdnpoli #COVID19”

Susan Delacourt on Twitter: "You know, you don't want to hear the huge crack of a thunderstorm and sirens racing down a nearby street (this just happened here in Ottawa) the day the news is about troops at the border. What a day. What a month. #cdnpoli #COVID19"

“"Go all the way. The only thing we will regret is what we don’t do" - Ottawa should invoke the Emergencies Act now, @KevinSmithUHN, CEO of Canada's biggest hospital says, by @theresaboyle https://t.co/OKAKBwAry9 via @torontostar #SocialDistancing #COVID19”

André Picard on Twitter: ""Go all the way. The only thing we will regret is what we don’t do" - Ottawa should invoke the Emergencies Act now, @KevinSmithUHN, CEO of Canada's biggest hospital says, by @theresaboyle https://t.co/OKAKBwAry9 via @torontostar #SocialDistancing #COVID19"

“Ottawa Hospital starts rationing masks for staff as COVID-19 spreads The Ottawa Hospital is providing staff members two face masks per shift, with one nurse telling CTV News Ottawa the move comes and "We haven’t even seen the crisis start yet." https://t.co/yhAhwa4sa9”

Graham Richardson on Twitter: "Ottawa Hospital starts rationing masks for staff as COVID-19 spreads The Ottawa Hospital is providing staff members two face masks per shift, with one nurse telling CTV News Ottawa the move comes and "We haven’t even seen the crisis start yet." https://t.co/yhAhwa4sa9"

“Ottawa expects 4 million Canadians to apply for emergency job loss fund due to COVID-19 #cdnpoli https://t.co/s8YDKqam0r”

Marieke Walsh on Twitter: "Ottawa expects 4 million Canadians to apply for emergency job loss fund due to COVID-19 #cdnpoli https://t.co/s8YDKqam0r"

Ottawa Public Health was notified of the death of a man in his 90s on Wednesday. He had developed a fever 10 days earlier.

COVID-19: First death reported in Ottawa; state of emergency declared | Ottawa Citizen

Mayor Jim Watson stifled a cough as he presided over an almost surreal city council meeting yesterday in a near empty council chamber. Surely, I wasn’t the only one who noted it. In the New World Order, you become sensitive to these things.Mayor Jim Watson stifled a cough as he presided over an almost surreal city council meeting yesterday in a near empty council chamber.

GIBBONS: City will suffer massive revenue shortfall as a side-effect of COVID-19 | Ottawa Sun

Mayor Jim Watson stifled a cough as he presided over an almost surreal city council meeting yesterday in a near empty council chamber. Surely, I wasn’t the only one who noted it. In the New World Order, you become sensitive to these things.Mayor Jim Watson stifled a cough as he presided over an almost surreal city council meeting yesterday in a near empty council chamber.

GIBBONS: City will suffer massive revenue shortfall as a side-effect of COVID-19 | Ottawa Sun

Mayor Jim Watson kicked off an extraordinary special meeting of city council Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in the City of Ottawa as officials respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic and prepare for the threat of spring floods.

Historic council meeting kicks off Ottawa's state of emergency in uncertain times | Ottawa Citizen

Historic council meeting kicks off Ottawa's state of emergency in uncertain times

Historic council meeting kicks off Ottawa's state of emergency in uncertain times | Ottawa Citizen

Mayor Jim Watson kicked off an extraordinary special meeting of city council Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in the City of Ottawa as officials respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic and prepare for the threat of spring floods.Mayor Jim Watson kicked off an extraordinary special meeting of city council Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in the City of Ottawa as officials respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic and prepare for the threat of spring floods.

Historic council meeting kicks off Ottawa’s state of emergency in uncertain times | Ottawa Sun

Mayor Jim Watson kicked off an extraordinary special meeting of city council Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in the City of Ottawa as officials respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic and prepare for the threat of spring floods.Mayor Jim Watson kicked off an extraordinary special meeting of city council Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in the City of Ottawa as officials respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic and prepare for the threat of spring floods.

Historic council meeting kicks off Ottawa’s state of emergency in uncertain times | Ottawa Sun

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson is offering condolences to the man's family and adds that his passing "serves as a sad and important reminder to us all of the severity of the situation we are facing."Read the full story and comment on OttawaMatters.

Ottawa reports first death related to COVID-19 - OttawaMatters.com

More COVID-19 deaths likely as two more stand-alone clinics being planned

More COVID-19 deaths likely as two more stand-alone clinics being planned | Ottawa Citizen

Most parks remain open, but play modules and sports fields, including skateboard parks, are closed. Gatherings are prohibited and people must keep a distance of two metres between each other.

Gatineau restricts access to parks for humans and dogs | Ottawa Citizen