Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, January 7, 2021

Testing and case counts reported as of 15:30 hrs, Jan 7, 2021:

Eighteen new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours in Grey Bruce (West Grey–4, Owen Sound–3, South Bruce-2, Hanover–2, Blue Mountains–2, Grey Highlands–2, Chatsworth, Huron Kinloss, Kincardine) bringing the current cumulative total of confirmed cases to date to 569 with 59 active cases and nine Active Probable Cases that are not lab confirmed, but are symptomatic and are high-risk contacts of an active case.

“Over 50% of these new cases are people who acquired the virus through transmission during holiday gatherings with family and friends,” says Dr. Arra, Chief Medical Officer.

·       178 High Risk Contacts associated with active cases.
·       477 recovered cases  – 32+1=33 cases referred to other health units
·       1 confirmed case(s) from Grey Bruce currently hospitalized
·       0 death(s)
·       41 cases reported in Health Care Workers working in Grey Bruce

Provincial COVID-19 Data – https://covid-19.ontario.ca/data