Update from the Grey Bruce Health Unit for July 16, 2021

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  • 36 new cases reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 9 – West Grey, 6 – Hanover, 5 – Owen Sound, 5 – Saugeen First Nation, 5 – South Bruce, 3 – Brockton, 2 – Meaford, 1 – Grey Highlands
  • 1955 confirmed cases
  • 183 active cases
    • 99% Delta Variant as reported by Public Health Ontario
  • 351 active high-risk contacts
  • 1757 resolved cases
  • 10 confirmed local active case(s) hospitalized in Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
    • +4 local active case transferred to hospitals outside of Grey Bruce
  • 9 deaths in Grey Bruce (unconfirmed deaths will not be reported moving forward – if confirmed, they will be added to the totals)
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • +3 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection in Grey Bruce however passed away outside of Grey Bruce
  • 102 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)


  • Hungry Hippo (Owen Sound) – last day of isolation for preschool room was July 14 (no longer dismissed)
  • Viola Jeans – last day of isolation for dismissed room July 16


Vaccine – for detailed information please visit Website and Dashboard

  • 15,983 COVID-19 vaccines given in the past 7 days
  • 202,313 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce


Future Vaccination Planning: Vaccine Schedule

  • Doses received for week of July 12 – 29,684
  • For week of July 12, vaccinations will focus on: first and second dose vaccine clients via scheduled Hockey Hubs and walk-in clinics – details posted on the schedule above; First Nation/Metis Communities; immuno-compromised/pregnancy focused clinics; eligible priority groups; mobile clinics; and homebound.


Booking Vaccinations

  • To book an appointment, please visit: www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
  • 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:

  • Media Release - Delta Variant Concern - Roadmap for Modified Step 3 in Grey Bruce - News Releases (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca)
  • 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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