Health Unit

Two more COVID deaths in Grey-Bruce

Grey-Bruce has lost two more people to COVID-19. The Grey Bruce Health Unit added two deaths to the area’s total Wednesday. Now 27 Grey-Bruce citizens have died due to the pandemic virus There have been 19 deaths in Grey-Bruce, plus one  Grey-Bruce citizen died after acquiring the infection and receiving treatment outside of Grey-Bruce, and […]

London-area records four COVID deaths, hospitalizations near record high

The London-area health unit reported four new COVID-19 deaths over the weekend as the number of cases in the region’s largest hospital rose to a near-record high. The Middlesex-London Health Unit announced the weekend COVID-19 deaths Monday. The vaccination status, ages and genders of the latest fatalities, two on Saturday and two on Sunday, were […]

Concern grows about COVID in local long-term care, retirement homes

With COVID-19 outbreaks now in six long-term care or retirement homes in Grey-Bruce, more stringent isolation and testing requirements are coming into effect in these facilities, the medical officer of health said. Sunday the Grey Bruce Health Unit reported two more outbreaks in these homes than the day before, as well as 60 new cases […]

Grey Bruce Health Unit reports 88 new COVID cases Saturday

Eighty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Grey-Bruce Saturday. There are now 383 active COVID cases, including nine local people in a local hospital and one in hospital outside Grey-Bruce, the Grey Bruce Health Unit reported. Figures were current to midnight Friday. Grey Bruce Health Services’ Owen Sound hospital has a continuing COVID outbreak. […]

COVID: health unit confirms 53 new cases, five outbreaks in region

The Grey Bruce Health Unit confirmed 53 more COVID-19 cases Friday, although with testing restricted to certain groups the data does not deliver an accurate account of regional case spread. The health unit said it will soon modify its daily situation reports because of the shift in testing protocols and case management. Individuals with symptoms […]

COVID: local reports to change as COVID testing shifts in region

The Grey Bruce Health Unit will soon modify its daily situation report as a result of shifting testing and case management protocols, it announced Thursday. Thursday’s daily situation report was No. 660 of the pandemic and listed 132 new COVID-19 cases in the region. However, because of the rapidly spreading omicron variant, the Grey Bruce […]

COVID: Grey-Bruce adds 80 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. The newest cases in Wednesday’s report – current as of midnight Tuesday – include 13 in Owen Sound, 12 in Saugeen Shores, eight in Kincardine, seven in The Blue Mountains, six in Neyaashiinigmiing, five each in Georgian Bluffs and Southgate, four each in […]

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