Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for Aug 3, 2021

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  • 3 new cases reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 2 – Owen Sound, 1 - Chatsworth
  • 2136 confirmed cases
  • 71 active cases
  • 123 active high-risk contacts
  • 2054 resolved cases
  • 5 confirmed local active case(s) hospitalized in Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
    • 1 local active case transferred to hospitals outside of Grey Bruce
  • 11 deaths in Grey Bruce (data update)
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • +7 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection in Grey Bruce however passed away outside of Grey Bruce
    • Cases with unconfirmed cause of death are included in the Provincial numbers – Provincial and local counts may not equate as a result
  • 107 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)

  • 0 Facility(ies) reporting


Vaccine – for detailed information please visit Website and Dashboard

  • 3,327 COVID-19 vaccines given in the past 7 days
  • 215,805 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce


Future Vaccination Planning: Vaccine Schedule

  • 9000 Doses received Aug 3
  • For week of August 2, vaccinations will focus on: first and second dose vaccine clients via Hub locations (through outdoor drive in clinics) and Pop-Up Clinics – details posted on the schedule above; Aiming to accommodate the commuters this week to capture those that work and have difficulty attending other locations. Clinics being held along Main Highways (6, 21, 10)

Booking Vaccinations

  • To book an appointment, please visit: www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
  • Majority of clinics are also walk-in, no appointment needed. Please review the schedule above.
  • Appointments are not available by calling your healthcare provider. Appointments are not available by calling the Health Unit.


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 - https://covid-19.ontario.ca/data

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