The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported one new case of COVID-19 in the region on Saturday.
The case in Southgate brings the total number of cases in the two counties since the pandemic began to 319.
The lone case comes after the health unit reported double-digit case counts over the previous three days – 12 cases on Wednesday and 10 cases each on Thursday and Friday.
On Saturday, there remained 44 active cases of the virus in Grey-Bruce, along with six probable cases, which are cases that have not been lab confirmed, but are high-risk contacts of an active case and are symptomatic.
The number of high-risk contacts associated with active cases totalled 216 on Saturday.
Of the cases that have been confirmed, 260 are now recovered and 15 have been referred to other health units.
Three people are currently hospitalized in Grey-Bruce with the virus, while there have been no deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the two counties since the pandemic began.
A total of 36 cases have been reported in health-care workers working in Grey-Bruce.
The lone outbreak declared remains at the Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home in Lion’s Head where a single employee has tested positive for the virus.
There have been no outbreaks reported in schools or daycares in Grey-Bruce.
Grey-Bruce is currently in the yellow (protect) restriction zone in the province’s colour-coded system.
Across Ontario, a total of 1,822 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday, down slightly from the province’s all-time daily high of 1,855 reported on Friday.
On Saturday, the majority of cases were once again in Toronto with 566 cases and Peel Region with 516. York Region was next with 145, followed by Waterloo with 105 and Hamilton with 102.