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GBGH COVID-19 outbreak update: December 10, 2020




December 10, 2020 – The COVID-19 outbreak on all inpatient units at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), declared December 4 in consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, continues.

As of the end of day December 9, there have been the following cases related to the outbreak:

  • Six inpatient cases
    • Four remain admitted in hospital
    • One discharged home
    • One death
  • 17 staff/credentialed staff cases

Contact tracing for current patients and staff is being completed through the hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety and Infection Prevention and Control departments. Contact information for anyone who has been an inpatient (and has now been discharged) or outpatient at the hospital, or who may be considered a high-risk contact of one of these cases, has been provided to public health for community follow-up.

GBGH has tested 527 staff and credentialed staff since December 5.

 

Contact:

Jennifer Moore

Communications Officer, GBGH

705-526-1300 ext 5177

moorejen@gbgh.on.ca