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COVID-19 Update: Rise in cases, vaccine eligibility to expand in Huron Perth

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 03:44 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases in the past few days. There are currently 70 active cases in the region, 45 of which are the more easily transmissible variants of concern (VOCs).  Thirty-two new cases were added over the weekend.  These cases are the result of workplace outbreaks, of social interactions where public health measures were not followed, and of household spread.  

HPPH investigates all confirmed COVID-19...

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to expand in Huron Perth

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 03:13 PM

Huron-Perth, ON – In alignment with provincial direction, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility.  As of Thursday, May 6, the following groups will be able to make an appointment at a future HPPH vaccination clinic:

  • Individuals turning 50 and over in 2021 (born 1971 or earlier);
  • People who cannot work from home (remotely) who fall under Group One of Ontario’s vaccine rollout plan.  

 People who cannot work remotely who fall under Group One include:

  • Elementary...

COVID-19 Update - May 5, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 03:00 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Tuesday, May 4, shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,594 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 10 cases added since the previous day. There are currently 32 active cases, including 14 presumptive positive variants of concern.  
    • There are currently two Huron Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • Earlier this week we reported a new death due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 53.  This was a community death. Our...

COVID-19 Update - April 29, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 02:57 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, April 28, shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,570 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with five cases added since the previous day. There are currently 35 active cases, including 19 presumptive positive variants of concern.  
    • There is currently one Huron Perth resident in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • The number of deaths death due to COVID-19 remains unchanged at 52. 
    • More details on case counts can be found on...

COVID-19 Update - April 27, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 04:21 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Monday, April 26, shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,557 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with no cases added since the previous day. There are currently 27 active cases, including 7 presumptive positive variants of concern.  
    • There is currently one Huron Perth resident in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • The number of deaths death due to COVID-19 remains unchanged at 52. 
    • More details on case counts can be found on our COVID-19...