Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, November 24, 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 (Kincardine-1, Southgate–2) bringing the current cumulative total confirmed cases to date to 286 with 47 active cases.

There are two preliminary positive cases pending confirmation and one new indeterminate case.

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

There are 250 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)

·         224 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.

Manual Human error reported in the Table from November 23, 2020 table.

*Lab Confirmed Cases for Owen Sound total – Corrected from 69 to 68
*Resolved case from Owen Sound was not taken out of Active Confirmed Cases columns –    corrected from 3 to 2
*Active Confirmed case was omitted from Grey Highlands on the table – Corrected from 3    to 4
*Total Lab Confirmed Cases for Grey Highlands – corrected from 28 to 29
*Active Probably case total – corrected from 9 to 8. In yesterday’s report.  Many resolved      probable cases today reflect the current number.