COVID news

Latest news on current Corona Virus outbreak

April 17, 2020, 3pm

Please note the pharmacy hours will be reduced during the Covid pandemic as follows:

Monday-Friday 9-4pm

Saturday 10-2pm

Sunday 10-1pm

We may still be contacted via phone (urgent cases) and website outside these hours. Also we do free delivery in Richmond and surrounding areas.

Ottawa has its single-deadliest day from COVID-19, with seven new fatalities reported since.

That brings the city’s Covid-related deaths to 21.

There are now 728 laboratory-confirmed cases in the city, an increase of 50 cases from the previous day.

March 26, 2020, 11.30am  – 5 new cases in Ottawa, 170 new cases in Ontario in largest single daily increase so far. Real numbers are probably higher since little testing has been done. Please behave responsibly and maintain social distancing and wash hands frequently.

  • Please note that we have modified our opening hours during the COVID outbreak. We are now open:  Monday to Friday 9-5pm, Saturday 10-2pm, Sunday 10-1pm.
  • We will deliver to any patients who are housebound – don’t be shy to call us
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March 31, 2020, 10.30am – currently there are 130 COVID cases in the Ottawa area although due to limitations in testing the actual numbers are almost certainly far higher. Ontario has banned  gatherings of 5 or more people. Please continue to remain vigilant and practice social distancing.

April 2, 2020

For the second consecutive day, Ottawa has seen a record number of new COVID-19 cases

The city saw 58 new cases Thursday, up from a total of 194 the previous day. Wednesday saw 50 new cases.

There are now 252 confirmed cases in Ottawa.

April 3, 2020, 10am

Canada now has nearly 12,000 cases of COVID-19 and 173 deaths, Premier Ford will release government projections for the disease at noon today. Worldwide the number of cases exceeds 1 million.

April 8, 2020, 15.00hrs

Confirmed cases in Ottawa at 429 as of today although Medical Officer of Health says we may have up to 11,000-34,000 cases undiagnosed.