Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Apr 6, 2021


Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 5, 2021:

  • 3 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 1 Hanover, 1 Chatsworth, 1 Grey Highlands
  • 871 confirmed cases
    • Includes 63 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 21 active
    • 2 cases referred to other health units
  • 63 active case(s)
  • 400 active high-risk contacts
  • 804 resolved cases
  • 2 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 2 additional cases hospitalized outside Grey Bruce
  • 3 deaths
    • 1 additional death related to a Grey Bruce Resident acquired the infection and treated in a separate jurisdiction outside of Grey Bruce
  • 84 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce


Active Outbreaks:


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

  • 32,134 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce

Vaccine Progress April 5 (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)


Future Vaccination Planning:

Vaccine rollout: Detailed Vaccine Schedule for April 5 (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)

  • For week of April 5, vaccinations will focus on: clients 70+ (Hockey Hubs); First Nation Communities; LTC/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)


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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