Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, November 23, 2020

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Nov. 23, 2020:

Three new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours in Grey Bruce (Blue Mountains–1, Southgate–2) bringing the current cumulative total confirmed cases to date to 283 with 50 active cases.

There is one preliminary positive case pending confirmation and one new indeterminate case.

There are also eight active probable cases that are not lab confirmed but are high-risk contacts of an active case and symptomatic.

There are 280 High Risk Contacts associated with active cases. (it takes a tremendous amount of effort to manage this number of high risk contacts. This number will keep increasing, unless we limit, starting today, our unprotected encounters with all people outside of our own households)

·         218 recovered cases, 15 cases referred to other health units
·         1 confirmed case(s) currently hospitalized in Grey Bruce
·         0 death(s)
·         36  cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

There are no active outbreaks in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes, in Schools or in Childcare Centres.