Situation Report COVID-19 September 17, 2021


Situation Report COVID-19

Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           September 18, 2021

Current Situation: The province, including Grey Bruce, are in Step 3

Follow the 3 W’s – Wash hands frequently, Watch distance (ideally 6ft), and Wear face covering correctly, and the 2 A’s - Avoid Crowds and Arrange for outdoor activities instead of indoors whenever possible.


Case counts and vaccine data is taken from GBHU Epidemiological Reports as of 23:59 hrs, September 17, 2021:

All data is preliminary and subject to change. Future situation reports will be updated accordingly.

  • 3 new cases reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 2 – West Grey, 1 - Brockton
  • 2303 confirmed cases
  • 28 active cases
  • 54 active high-risk contacts
  • 2249 resolved cases
  • 2 confirmed local active cases hospitalized in Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
  • 1 case hospitalized outside of Grey Bruce
  • 14 deaths in Grey Bruce
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • +7 deaths related to Grey Bruce residents that acquired the infection in Grey Bruce however passed away outside of Grey Bruce
    • Local and Provincial data may not align as cases with unconfirmed cause of death are not included above but are included in the Provincial data.
  • 119 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce

Active Outbreaks:


Dismissed Cohort(s) – based on 1 case (more than 1 case triggers outbreak)


Vaccine – for detailed information please visit Website and Dashboard

  • 1829 COVID-19 vaccines given in the past 7 days
  • 230402 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce


Future Vaccination Planning: Vaccine Schedule

  • For week of September 13, first and second dose Pop-Up vaccine Clinics – details at Vaccine Schedule
  • Clinics are walk-in, no appointment needed. Please review the schedule above.


Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

  • 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 -


PLEASE NOTE: All data is preliminary and subject to change. Future situation reports will be updated accordingly.

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