Udpate from Grey Bruce Health Unit September 8 2020

cjos covid6

Situation Report #175: COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           Sept. 8, 2020


 

Current Situation:

 

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Sept. 8, 2020:

 

·         0 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce

·         129 cases to date (current cumulative total)

·         2 active case(s)

·         122 recovered cases; 5 cases referred to other health units. (The change to 5 from 6 pertains to a case that was originally identified as referred to another health unit; but, due to the client remaining in the local area, the Grey Bruce Health Unit managed the case and as such the recovered case is designated as local.)

·         0 case(s) currently hospitalized

·         0 death(s)

·         28 cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

·         1 Facility in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes

  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Schools

·         0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Daycares

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, September 8, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Evidence of Community Spread

Grey County

Owen Sound*

54

ü

 

Southgate

16

ü

West Grey

8

ü

Blue Mountains

7

ü

Grey Highlands

6

ü

Meaford

6

ü

Georgian Bluffs

2

ü

Hanover

2

ü

Chatsworth

1

ü

 

 

 

Bruce County

Saugeen Shores

6

ü

 

Kincardine

6

ü

Huron Kinloss

4

ü

South Bruce Peninsula

4

ü

Arran Elderslie

3

ü

Brockton*

3

ü

South Bruce

1

ü

Northern Bruce Peninsula

0

ü

 

 

 

Total

 

129

 

* include cases in Long-Term Care/Retirement Home facilities

ü Evidence of Community Spread is based on probable cases, community spread in neighbouring health units, and inability to identify the source of infection of confirmed cases.

 

Active Outbreaks:

  •          Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes
  •          Schools
    •    0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Schools
  •          Daycares
    •    0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Daycares

 

Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

 

 
 
  •          Public Health has been actively engaged in a number of activities to support school reopening in our region.
    •    Ongoing updates and consultation meetings with local School Boards and school officials from all schools in Grey and Bruce
  •          Receive and review re-opening plans for locations closed due to COVID-19 including inspections, as required
  • GBHU Infectious Disease (ID) Team continue with case and contact management, reporting, and responding to COVID-19 related calls. Contact tracing exceeds provincial targets with 100% of all cases contacted within 24 hours
  • GBHU Team continue to ensure essential public health activities not related to COVID-19

Check out what we've been playing!

Subscribe

Sign up for The Dock's Inside Scoop