Update from Grey Bruce Health Unit October 1 2020

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Situation Report #198: COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           Oct. 1, 2020


 

Current Situation:

 

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Oct. 1, 2020:

 

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

·       143 cases to date (current cumulative total)

·       7 active case(s)

·       129 recovered cases; 7 cases referred to other health units

·       0 case(s) currently hospitalized

·       0 death(s)

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

 

Active Outbreaks:

  •        1 Facility(ies) 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

 

Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

 
 
  •        Workplace screening guidance tool
  •        Public Health has been actively engaged in activities to support schools with 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

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, October 1, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Evidence of Community Spread

Grey County

Owen Sound*

57

ü

 

Southgate

16

ü

Meaford

12

ü

West Grey

9

ü

Blue Mountains

8

ü

Grey Highlands

6

ü

Georgian Bluffs

2

ü

Hanover

2

ü

Chatsworth

1

ü

 

 

 

Bruce County

Kincardine

7

ü

 

Saugeen Shores

6

ü

Huron Kinloss

4

ü

South Bruce Peninsula

4

ü

Arran Elderslie

4

ü

Brockton*

3

ü

South Bruce

2

ü

Northern Bruce Peninsula

0

ü

 

 

 

Total

 

143

 

* 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.

 

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