Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for April 5, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 4, 2021:

  • 6 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 2 South Bruce Peninsula, 1 Owen Sound, 1 Southgate, 1 Northern Bruce Peninsula, 1 Grey Highlands
  • 6 cases referred from other health units: 3 South Bruce Peninsula, 2 Southgate, 1 Brockton
  • 870 confirmed cases
    • Includes 58 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 21 active
  • 68 active case(s)
  • 425 active high-risk contacts
  • 798 resolved cases
  • 5 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 2 Grey-Bruce residents hospitalized outside of Grey and Bruce
  • 4 deaths
  • 84 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce

 

Vaccine - Website - The Grey Bruce Health Unit COVID-19 Vaccination Program Plan

 

Future Vaccination Planning:

Vaccine rollout:

  • For week of April 5, vaccinations will focus on: clients 70+ (Hockey Hubs); First Nation Communities and First Nation Clients not living in First Nation Communities; Retirement Home staff, residents and essential caregivers (2nd dose); congregate settings, family health team clinics. For Stage 2 Priority groups see: Vaccine Three-Phase Plan (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)

Active Outbreaks:

Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

  • Public Health has been actively engaged to support schools with ongoing updates and consultation meetings with local Boards and officials from all schools in Grey and Bruce
  • GBHU COVID-19 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

 

Provincial COVID-19 Data - https://covid-19.ontario.ca/data

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