Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for March 31, 2021

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Testing and case counts reported as of 23:59 hrs, March 30, 2021:

  • 12 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 4 Blue Mountains, 4 Owen Sound, 1 Georgian Bluffs, 1 Saugeen Shores, 1 South Bruce, 1 South Bruce Peninsula
  • 827 confirmed cases
    • Includes 46 cases of Variants of Concern (VOC), 16 active
  • 65 active case(s)
  • 532 active high-risk contacts (“it takes a tremendous amount of effort to manage this number of high risk contacts. This number will keep increasing, unless we limit, starting today, our unprotected encounters with all people outside of our own households” Dr. Arra)
  • 758 resolved cases
  • 4 confirmed case(s) hospitalized in Grey and Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 2 Grey-Bruce residents hospitalized outside of Grey and Bruce
  • 4 deaths
  • 83 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce


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

  • 28,888 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce including yesterday’s single day high of 2369
  • Vaccine Shipment Week of March 29: 5850 doses
    • Please note the 5980 doses of vaccine received may yield additional doses. Additional doses may be drawn from vials of certain vaccine products (e.g. 10 dose vial yielding 11 doses for Moderna). e.g. a shipment of 100 vials can yield any number between 1000 doses and 1100 doses.
    • We exhaust all doses we receive before the arrival of the next shipment with the exception of a small percentage to ensure sufficient supply of vaccine for clinics scheduled at the beginning of the following week. Shipments are not guaranteed to arrive on the same day each week.

Future Vaccination Planning:

Vaccine rollout: Weekly Vaccine Schedule - March 29

  • For week of March 29, vaccinations will focus on: clients 75+, First Nation Communities and First Nation Clients not living in First Nation Communities, Long-Term Care Home staff, residents and essential caregivers (2nd dose). Stage 2 anticipated to begin booking on April 1. Further updates to be provided as details on process emerge. Stage 2 Priority included here: Vaccine 3 Phase Plan (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)

Active Outbreaks:

0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Childcare Centres

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