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Friday, May 8, 2020

Third Straight Day of No New COVID-19 Cases in Grey Bruce

Grey Bruce | by Bayshore News Staff  

Health Unit has not reported any new positive tests since Monday.

Grey Bruce continues to see no new known cases of COVID-19.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit did not report any positive tests on Thursday, the third straight day the region has not seen any new lab-confirmed infections.

To date, there have been 88 confirmed cases in Grey Bruce. Sixty-six people have already recovered.

Two long-term care facilities remain in COVID-19 outbreak: Parkview Manor in Chesley and Brucelea Haven in Walkerton. An outbreak is declared as soon as the first case is detected.

Brockton Mayor Chris Peabody said in a social media post on May 1 that all 126 residents at Brucelea Haven had tested negative.

Meantime, the Health Unit says universal testing of residents and staff has been completed at 11 of the region's long-term care facilities. This is ahead of a 50 per cent target as directed by the province.

It's expected testing at all long-term care facilities in Grey Bruce will be complete ahead of May 15.

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