Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Apr 7, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 6, 2021:

  • 8 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 4 Blue Mountains, 1 Owen Sound, 1 Kincardine, 1 Chatsworth, 1 Grey Highlands
  • 878 confirmed cases
    • Includes 66 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 17 active
    • 1 cases referred to other health unit
  • 56 active case(s)
  • 383 active high-risk contacts
  • 818 resolved cases
  • 2 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 2 cases 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

  • Vaccine shipment week of April 5, 2021, 5980 doses received
  • 32,248 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 60+ (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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  • Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Apr 14, 2021

    25 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 11 – Owen Sound, 3 – The Blue Mountains, 2 – Grey Highlands, 2 – Hanover, 2 – Meaford, 1 – Arran-Elderslie, 1 – Brockton, 1 – Huron-Kinloss, 1 – South Bruce Peninsula, 1 – West Grey
  • Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for April 13th, 2021

    12 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 3 – The Blue Mountains, 2 – Huron-Kinloss, 2 – Southgate, 1 – Grey Highlands, 1 – Meaford, 1 – Northern Bruce Peninsula, 1 – Owen Sound, 1 – Saugeen Shores
  • COVID-19 Critical Threshold

    The Grey Bruce Health Unit is declaring a critical threshold of COVID-19 cases in Grey Bruce. If we do not implement drastic measures at this juncture, the pandemic will spiral out of control.

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