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215 Days of Reporting - Covid Cases in Grey-Bruce, as of Oct 18th

Posted On: Sunday, October 18, 2020

3 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce, 164 cases to date (current cumulative total), 8 active case(s); 1 case in hospital

215 Days of Reporting - Covid Cases in Grey-Bruce, as of Oct 18th

Current Situation:

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Oct. 18, 2020:

·3 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: all Grey Highlands

·164 cases to date (current cumulative total)

·8 active case(s)

·1 preliminary positive case(s) confirmed as positive added to totals

·1 preliminary positive case(s) confirmed as a false positive, will not be added to the totals

·146 recovered cases; 10 cases referred to other health units

·1 case(s) currently hospitalized

·0 death(s)

·31 cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

 

Active Outbreaks:

·0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes

·0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Schools

·0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak Reported in Daycares

 

Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

·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 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

 

Location of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bruce and Grey Counties By Municipality As Of 15:30 hrs, October 18, 2020.

Upper Tier

Municipality

Lab Confirmed Cases*

Evidence of Community Spread

Grey County

Owen Sound*

61

ü

 

Southgate

16

ü

Meaford

13

ü

Grey Highlands

11

ü

West Grey

10

ü

Blue Mountains

9

ü

Hanover

3

ü

Georgian Bluffs

2

ü

Chatsworth

1

ü

 

 

 

Bruce County

Kincardine

10

ü

 

Arran Elderslie

7

ü

Saugeen Shores

6

ü

Huron Kinloss

5

ü

South Bruce Peninsula

4

ü

Brockton*

4

ü

South Bruce

2

ü

Northern Bruce Peninsula

0

ü

 

 

 

Total

 

164

 

* include cases in Long-Term Care/Retirement Home facilities

ü Evidence of Community Spread is based on probable cases, community spread in neighbouring health units, and inability to identify the source of infection of confirmed cases.

 

Media Relations

Please connect with Media Coordinator, Drew Ferguson, at D.Ferguson@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 ext. 1269

 

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