Brant County Health Unit Reports One New COVID-19 Related Death

BRANTFORD – The Brant County Health Unit reported new COVID-19 related death Tuesday. The patient was a woman in her 90’s who
acquired her illness during travel outside of Canada.

Brant County Health Unit’s Acting Medical Officer of Health,
Dr. Elzabeth Urbanke says the death was not related to the current
outbreak at Brantford General Hospital.

Seven active cases remain in the community as of Tuesday. Those patients are all self-isolating at home.

There have been 149 total positive cases of COVID-19 in Brantford and Brant, including 133 recoveries and five deaths.