Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, November 22, 2020

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Nov. 22, 2020:

Five new cases reported in the past 24 hours in Grey Bruce (Blue Mountains–1, Saugeen Shores–1, Arran-Elderslie–1, Hanover–1, Kincardine–1) bringing the current cumulative total confirmed cases to date to 280 with one preliminary positive case pending confirmation.

There are 53 active cases with eight active probable cases.  Probable cases are not lab confirmed but are high-risk contacts of an active case and also symptomatic.

There are 284 High Risk Contacts associated with active cases and, according to Dr. Ian Arra, “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.”

·       213 recovered cases, 14 cases referred to other health units
·       2 confirmed case(s) currently hospitalized in Grey Bruce
·       0 death(s)
·       36 cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

There are not active outbreaks reported in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes, in Schools or in Childcare Centres.