COVID-19 case numbers remain low in Grey-Bruce

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GREY-BRUCE – The Grey Bruce Health Unit reports there are 54 active cases and 183 high risk contacts.

As of Thursday morning, there were seven new cases reported in the previous 24 hours – two in Kincardine, two in West Grey, two in Southgate and one in South Bruce Peninsula, bringing the total number of cases to 1,311. This includes 361 variants of concern, 41 active.

Three Grey-Bruce residents are hospitalized with COVID-19, plus five people transferred from other areas.

There are no outbreaks in facilities.

The Grey-Bruce vaccination program continues to utilize “hockey hubs” in Owen Sound, Kincardine and Hanover. To date, 81,674 people have been vaccinated.

The provincial booking system for COVID-19 vaccine is now open to anyone over 18 years of age in 2021 – call 1-888-999-6488 or visit the Grey Bruce Health Unit website.

The health unit reported on May 14 it is working with two Owen Sound restaurants to manage three cases of COVID-19. Both closed voluntarily until the full complement of staff members could return. The health unit said there is no risk to the public.

The restaurants are located at 925 10th St. E. and 1595 16th St. E..

Pauline Kerr, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Walkerton Herald Times

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