Update from Grey Bruce Health Unit November 25 2020

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Situation Report #253: COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           Nov. 25, 2020


 

Current Situation: Ontario Public Health Classification Level Yellow

 

Stay Calm, Stay Kind, Stay Well

Follow the 3 Ws – Washing hands frequently, Watching distance (ideally 6ft), and Wear face covering correctly, and the 2 As - Avoid Crowds and

Arrange for outdoor activities instead of indoors whenever possible

 

   Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Nov. 25, 2020:

  •  12 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce; Arran-Elderslie – 7, Hanover – 1, Owen Sound – 1, Kincardine – 2, Southgate – 1
  • 1 Preliminary positive has been confirmed as negative and will not be added to the totals
  • 1 preliminary positive case(s) pending confirmation ;
    • If confirmed as positive, will be added to totals
    • If confirmed as a false positive, will not be added to the totals
  • 1 Indeterminate new case
    • If confirmed as positive, will be added to totals
    • If confirmed as a false positive, will not be added to the totals
  • 298 confirmed cases to date (current cumulative total)
  • 49 active case(s)
  • Active Probable Cases – 6
    • Probable cases are not lab confirmed, but high-risk contacts of an active case, and also symptomatic
  • 245 High Risk Contacts associated with active cases.
  • 234 recovered cases, 15 cases referred to other health units
  • 3 confirmed case(s) currently hospitalized in Grey Bruce
  • 0 death(s)
  • 36 cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

 

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

  • Data at a provincial level specifically captures COVID-19 cases based on the geography that the client was diagnosed/tested
  • Local Data as reported in the Grey Bruce Situation Report captures COVID-19 cases that require case management by the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit.  

 

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, November 25, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Active Confirmed Cases

Active Probable Cases

Resolved Cases

Grey County

Owen Sound*

69

2

0

67

 

Southgate

43

13

2

30

Grey Highlands

29

4  

2

25

Meaford

13

0

0

13

West Grey

17

3

0

14

Blue Mountains

15

4

0

11

Hanover

13

5

0

8

Georgian Bluffs

2

0

0

2

Chatsworth

1

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

Bruce County

Kincardine

39

10

1

29

 

South Bruce Peninsula

15

0

0

15

Arran Elderslie

20

7

0

13

Saugeen Shores

7

0

1

7

Huron Kinloss

7

1

0

6

Brockton*

5

0

0

5

South Bruce

2

0

0

2

Northern Bruce Peninsula

1

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

298

49

6

249

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

Active cases indicate those cases that we are aware of, and are confirmed positive. 

Resolved cases indicate those confirmed cases that are no longer active, and are no longer in isolation or requiring isolation, or those that have been referred to another Health Unit

There is evidence of community spread within all municipalities.  Always practice safety:

Wash Hands, Watch your Distance, Wear a Face Covering.

 

 

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