Ottawa Public Health has become aware of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Ottawa. This case is unrelated to the first case confirmed on March 11.
The confirmed case is a woman in her 40s with recent travel history to Italy. The individual is currently in self-isolation at home with mild symptoms. The individual was not symptomatic during her flight and is not considered a risk to other passengers.
The individual has had no close contacts since returning from Italy.
Ottawa Public Health continues to work closely with local hospitals, health care partners, the Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario and national partners to monitor and detect any cases of COVID-19 in the community.
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