Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for April 10th, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, April 9, 2021:

  • 9 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 5 Owen Sound, 2 Saugeen Shores, 1 Blue Mountains, 1 West Grey
  • 919 confirmed cases
    • Includes 77 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 17 active
    • 2 cases referred from other health units: 1 Kincardine, 1 Blue Mountains
  • 77 active case(s)
  • 296 active high-risk contacts
  • 838 resolved cases
  • 1 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 1 case hospitalized outside Grey Bruce
  • 3 deaths
    • 1 additional death related to a Grey Bruce resident acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
  • 85 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
  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Schools
    • 1 school in suspect outbreak – Beaver Valley School,
  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Childcare Centres


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

  • Vaccine shipment week of April 5, 2021, 5980 doses received
  • 37,232 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:

  • Media Release Media Release COVID-19 Suspect Outbreak Beaver Valley Community School
  • Media Release Media Release COVID-19 Associated with Notre Dame Catholic School
  • 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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