Update from Grey Bruce Health Unit July 28 2020

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Situation Report #133: COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           July 28, 2020


 

Current Situation:

 

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, July 28, 2020:

 

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

·         118 cases to date (current cumulative total)

·         1 preliminary positive (as reported on Situation Report 130)

o   if confirmed as positive, it will be added to totals

o   If confirmed as a false positive, it will not be added to the totals

·         3 active case(s)

·         109 recovered cases; 6 cases referred to other health units

·         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

o   As the individual staff member lives outside of region, the case is assigned to the corresponding health unit and has not showed in our statistics.

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, July 28, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Evidence of Community Spread

Grey County

Owen Sound*

52

ü

 

Southgate

15

ü

West Grey

7

ü

Grey Highlands

6

ü

Blue Mountains

5

ü

Meaford

4

ü

Georgian Bluffs

2

ü

Hanover

2

ü

Chatsworth

1

ü

 

 

 

Bruce County

Kincardine

6

ü

 

Saugeen Shores

5

ü

Huron Kinloss

4

ü

South Bruce Peninsula

3

ü

Arran Elderslie

3

ü

Brockton*

2

ü

South Bruce

1

ü

Northern Bruce Peninsula

0

ü

 

 

 

Total

 

118

 

* 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.

 

 

Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

 

  •          Document updates:
  • 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

 

Media Relations

Please connect with Media Coordinator, Drew Ferguson, at D.Ferguson@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 ext. 1269

 

 

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