Monday brings cloudy skies and 60 per cent chance of showers or snow flurries to Ottawa. The high will be 4°C with the low tonight -3°C, according to Environment Canada.

Nunavut woman alleges mistreatment at Ottawa hospital

An Inuk woman from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, says she was mistreated by nurses at the Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital, who refused to give her water and change her diaper. CBC has more.

Ottawans urged not to let down guard as COVID numbers drop

Ottawa’s COVID-19 numbers are showing signs of trending downward, bucking provincial projections, but health officials say they could easily rise again and residents shouldn’t lower their guard, CBC reports.

Eastern Ontario Health Unit moves to orange

Bars, restaurants, gyms, personal care settings and other businesses in Alexandria, Cornwall, Casselman, Clarence-Rockland, Hawkesbury and other areas of eastern Ontario face new restrictions today, as the region moves to the “orange” zone. CTV has more.

Ford tells Ontarians to limit travel

As COVID-19 cases rise across Ontario, Premier Doug Ford is urging people to limit non-essential trips outside of their home. The message followings similar recommendations from Ottawa’s medical officer of health last week for Ottawa residents to stay home as much as possible and only visit restaurants with members of your household, CTV reports.

Boris Johnson self-isolating after close contact with positive COVID-19 case

The British prime minister met with lawmakers on Thursday, one of whom tested positive for the coronavirus, CBC reports.

Canadian public health experts urge aggressive COVID-19 strategy 

Some of Canada’s coronavirus infection rates reached record highs over the weekend as a result of a rise in hospitalizations and deaths across the country, says The Globe and Mail.