Two COVID cases referred to Grey-Bruce on Saturday

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit added two cases to its total on Saturday after they were referred to Grey-Bruce from another health unit.

According to the health unit’s daily Situation Report, the cases referred from another region were residents of Hanover and West Grey.

One case from Grey-Bruce was also referred to another health unit during the 24-hour period prior to 11:59 p.m. on Friday.

There have now been 690 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of Grey-Bruce, of which 15 remain active, down one from a day earlier.

Of the active cases, six were in Owen Sound, four were in Southgate, three were in Saugeen Shores, and two were in Hanover.

There are 49 high-risk contacts associated with the active cases.

A total of 674 cases have been resolved, while one death has been attributed to the virus in the two counties. There remains one person in hospital due to COVID-19.

There have been 80 cases reported in health-care workers living in Grey-Bruce.

And there are currently no outbreaks of COVID-19 being reported in any long-term care or retirement homes, schools or childcare centres in the two counties.

The health unit was reporting a total of 2,612 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Grey-Bruce by the end of the day Friday, up from 2,007 doses one day earlier.

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