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Information regarding COVID-19 in South Grey

Updated Sept 20, 2020 at 4:50 pm

Current Situation in Grey Bruce

As reported by Dr Arra, the chief Medical Officer of Health in Grey Bruce
Testing and case counts as of 15:30 hrs, Sept 20, 2020:

Grey Bruce is the only health unit with no COVID-19 related deaths to date in Ontario.

1 new cases reported in past 24 hours

(As new case counts continue, data on individual cases may not be reported)
  • 133 cases to date (current cumulative total)
  • 0 cases currently hospitalized
  • 0 deaths in Grey Bruce from COVID-19
  • 4 active cases
  • 124 recovered cases; 5 cases have been referred to other health units
  • 28 cases reported in Health Care Providers working in Grey Bruce
  • 0 facility COVID-19 outbreak reported. (Long-Term Care facilities) 
  • 0 facility COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Schools
  • 0 facility COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Daycares.

Upper Tier Municipality Cases Evidence of Community Spread
Grey County Owen Sound* 56 yes

West Grey 8 yes

Grey Highlands 6 yes

Southgate 16 yes

Georgian Bluffs 2 yes

Meaford 7 yes

Chatsworth 1 yes

Hanover 2 yes

Blue Mountains 7 yes
Bruce County Saugeen Shores 6 yes

South Bruce Peninsula 4 yes

Huron Kinloss 4 yes

Kincardine 6 yes

Northern Bruce Peninsula 0 yes

South Bruce 2 yes

Brockton* 3 yes

Arran Elderslie 3 yes
Total
133

*Includes cases in Long Term Care Facilities


Recent Actions Taken:

  • Facebook Live town hall MOH live for Parents and Guardians
  • New resources for parents COVID-19 Screening Checklist
  • Public Health has been actively engaged in a number of activities to support school reopening. For example: Weekly status updates and consultation meetings with local School Boards and school officials from all schools in Grey and Bruce; scheduling of several town halls on safe school reopening, one with parents and the other with school staff.
  • Continue to monitor high risk international travellers within Grey Bruce, in partnership with local enforcement agencies, Border Services, and the Compliance and Enforcement Centre for Biosecurity of the Public Health Agency of Canada, to ensure quarantine rules are monitored as required.
  • Receive and review re-opening plans for locations closed due to COVID-19 including inspections, as required
  • GBHU Infectious Disease (ID) 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
Available Documents:

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Ontario COVID-19 stats with graphs

Stats with the number of cases from around the world

WorldOMeter Canadian Stats on COVID-19

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