Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Apr 29, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 28, 2021:

  • 9 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 2 – Owen Sound; 2 – West Grey; 1 – Chatsworth; 1 – Georgian Bluffs; 1 – Grey Highlands; 1 – Kincardine; 1 – Southgate
  •  1198 confirmed cases
    • Includes 256 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 26 active
  • 85 active case(s)
  • 272 active high-risk contacts
  • 1108 resolved cases
  • 2 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • +1 case(s) hospitalized outside Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
    • +7 case(s) transferred from other Health Unit’s to local Intensive Care Units; all 5 cases remain with the transferring Health Unit and are not reflected in local case counts
  • 3 deaths in Grey Bruce
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection in Grey Bruce however passed away outside of Grey Bruce
  • 94 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce


Active Outbreaks:



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

  • Vaccine shipment week of April 26, 2021, 3510 doses received
  • 4865 COVID-19 vaccines given in the past 7 days
  • 57718 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce


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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