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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Sixth Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Grey Bruce

Grey Bruce | by Matt Hermiz  

Woman in 60s with travel history outside province tests positive.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has confirmed a sixth case of COVID-19 in the region.

A woman in her 60s with recent travel history outside of the province has tested positive for the virus. The Health Unit did not specify where she returned from. The patient is at home in self-isolation.

All of the six cases of COVID-19 confirmed to date in the region are travel-related. One of the patients who had the virus has recovered.

In the past 24 hours, the Health Unit says an additional 24 negative test results came back. To date, there have been 191 tests done on patients in Grey Bruce that have returned negative.

Meantime, public health officials in Ontario confirmed 170 new positive tests of the new coronavirus in the province Thursday.

There are now 837 active known cases in Ontario. There have been eight recoveries and 13 deaths.

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