Update from Grey Bruce Health Unit August 7 2020

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Situation Report #143: COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           August 7, 2020


 

Current Situation:

 

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, August 7, 2020:

 

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

·       1 case transferred from other health unit is now being counted in our official numbers as reported on Situation report 142

·       1 preliminary positive (pending confirmation)

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

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

·       122 cases to date (current cumulative total)

·       4 active case(s)

o   Plus 1 Active case pending confirmation

·       112 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

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, August 7, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Evidence of Community Spread

Grey County

Owen Sound*

52

ü

 

Southgate

16

ü

West Grey

8

ü

Grey Highlands

6

ü

Blue Mountains

6

ü

Meaford

4

ü

Georgian Bluffs

2

ü

Hanover

2

ü

Chatsworth

1

ü

 

 

 

Bruce County

Saugeen Shores

7

ü

 

Kincardine

6

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

 

122

 

* 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:

 

  • Receive and review re-opening plans for locations closed due to COVID-19 including inspections, as required
  • Continue to monitor high risk international travellers within Grey and Bruce,  in partnership with local enforcement agencies, Border Services, and the Compliance and Enforcement, Centre for Biosecurity of the Public Health Agency of Canada, to ensure quarantine rules are monitored 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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