KFL&A residents urged to book earliest COVID-19 vaccine appointments

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Recent COVID-19 modelling forecasted a good summer in Ontario if the highly transmissible Delta variant is contained by getting more people fully vaccinated.

Shuaib explained that such persons would be due to receive their second dose of the vaccine in 12 weeks, adding that Nigeria would have received the next consignment of vaccines.

Furthermore, more than 10 lakh (10,81,300) vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the states and UTs within the next three days.

Vaccine uncertainty remains the highest in Alberta and Saskatchewan, the two prairie provinces have a hesitancy rate (18%) that is nearly double the rest of the nation.

There has now been 657,491 second doses administered to 14.5 per cent of adults in B.C., and 74.4 per cent of those over 12 have had at least one dose of vaccine.

It can be recalled that Nigeria received about 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the COVAX initiative out of the expected 16 million doses.

Adult residents of Delta hot spots regions, which now includes Hamilton, Simcoe-Muskoka, and Durham Region, who received their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine on May 30 or earlier will be eligible to book their second shot on Wednesday.

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Peel's top doctor has pressed the Ford government to earmark more second doses to high-risk communities. These antibodies help prepare our system to fight the real virus if we are ever exposed.

For more information about vaccinations in our region, please visit our vaccine booking and eligibility page.

On Tuesday, the provincial health officer reported no COVID-19 deaths and 108 new cases of the disease.

To date, 75 per cent of Ontarians have received their first dose, while 19 per cent have had both doses. It is the only province not yet above 70 per cent with first doses, but is nearly there.

Based on current daily vaccinations, Ontario is on pace to meet the 20 per cent fully vaccinated threshold by the week of June 21.

"We appreciate the collaboration with the USA government for these additional doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which could be used for primary vaccination, including of children, or possibly as a booster if that becomes necessary to continue to defeat the pandemic", said the company's CEO Stephane Bancel.

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