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Grey County Reads -2021

Information regarding COVID-19 in South Grey

Updated Jan 19, 2021

Current Situation in Grey Bruce

Grey Bruce is in Provincial lockdown as of Dec 26, at 12:01am

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

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

1 new case reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce

in The Blue Mountains

  • 654 confirmed cases to date (current cumulative total)
  • 35 active cases
  • 0 active probable cases (not lab confirmed but are symptomatic and are high risk contacts of an active case.
  • 103 high risk contacts associated with active cases
  • 2 cases currently hospitalized
  • 0 deaths in Grey Bruce from COVID-19
  • 576 recovered cases; 42 cases have been referred to other health units
  • 41 cases reported in Health Care Providers working in Grey Bruce
  • 200 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered out of 200 doses delivered to Grey Bruce
Active Outbreaks
  • 0 Facilities in COVID-19 outbreak reported in Long Term Care/Retirement Homes
  • 0 Facilities in COVID-19 outbreak reported in Schools 
  • 0 Facilities in COVID-19 outbreak reported in Daycare

Location of Confirmed cases in Grey and Bruce by Municipality

Upper Tier Municipality Lab Confirmed Cases Active Cases
Grey County Owen Sound 108 2

Southgate 85 4

Grey Highlands 68 0

Meaford 28 1

West Grey 49 3

Blue Mountains 42 3

Hanover 30 3

Georgian Bluffs 6 0

Chatsworth 7 1
Bruce County Kincardine 61 3

South Bruce Peninsula 18 0

Arran Elderslie 42 0

Saugeen Shores 20 0

Huron Kinloss 27 3

Brockton 28 7

South Bruce 27 5

Northern Bruce Peninsula 2 0
First Nation Communities Neyaashiinigmiing 2 0
Saugeen First Nation 4 0
Total
654 35

Actions Taken:

  • MOH Town Hall video Small Business Update
  • 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:

COVID-19 Dashboards

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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