Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Apr 20, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 19, 2021:

  • 3 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 1 – Southgate, 1 – Georgian Bluffs, 1 – South Bruce
  •  1110 confirmed cases
    • Includes 191 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 68 active
  • 143 active case(s)
  • 671 active high-risk contacts   
  • 962 resolved cases
  • 4 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 2 case(s) hospitalized outside Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 3 case(s) transferred from other Health Unit’s to local Intensive Care Units; all 3 cases remain with the transferring Health Unit and are not reflected in local case counts
  • 5 deaths
    • 1 of these deaths is related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • 1 of these deaths is related to a case that acquired the infection in Grey and Bruce however passed away outside of Grey and Bruce
  • 87 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce


Active Outbreaks:

  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Hospitals
  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes
  • 1 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Schools
    • Notre Dame School in confirmed Outbreak
    • Hanover Heights Community School in Suspect Outbreak
  • 1 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Childcare Centres
    • Queen of Hearts – Owen Sound


NEW* Active School Investigations: Schools (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)

  • All School Investigations are now available in table format. If an investigation is confirmed as an outbreak, the investigation will be moved to the outbreak table.


Vaccine - Website and Dashboard - New


Future Vaccination Planning:


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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