By: The Sun Times
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported nine new cases of COVID-19 Jan. 11, with the new cases found in Huron-Kinloss (2), Arran-Elderslie, Kincardine, Meaford, Owen Sound, Grey Highlands, South Bruce and Saugeen Shores.
There are now 53 active cases in the region along with one probable case and 154 high-risk contacts.
Two people with COVID-19 are hospitalized. No deaths have been attributed to the disease locally.
There were no ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in either Grey or Bruce counties after the health unit declared the Sepoy Manor outbreak in Lucknow over Jan. 11. An outbreak was declared at the retirement home after a single staff member tested positive for the virus.
The health unit’s website is noting a pending respiratory outbreak at Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow, declared Jan. 8.
To date, over 603 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the 300 daily situation reports released by the Grey Bruce Health Unit since the start of the pandemic, including 41 cases found in healthcare workers.