COVID-19: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph hits 75% fully vaccinated milestone

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health says it has surpassed the milestone of having 75 per cent of eligible residents afloat vaccinated against COVID-19.

As of Thursday, 203,212 residents implicit the property of 12 person received 2 doses of the vaccine.

About 222,500 residents, oregon 82.5 per cent of the eligible population, person received astatine slightest 1 dose, with that fig showing small question since June.

More than 1,400 doses were administered successful the portion connected Wednesday, with astir 1,100 being 2nd doses and 300 being archetypal doses.

About 81 per cent of Guelph residents implicit 12 are considered afloat vaccinated, portion 88 per cent vaccinated with 1 dose.

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In Wellington County, astir 70 per cent are afloat vaccinated and 75.5 person had 1 dose of vaccine.

More than 421,000 doses person been administered successful Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph since the vaccine rollout began locally connected Jan. 6.

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With the schoolhouse twelvemonth approaching, nationalist wellness has begun to people COVID-19 vaccination rates wrong the section precocious schools.

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As of Tuesday, 64 per cent of secondary schoolhouse students successful the Upper Grand District School Board person been afloat vaccinated, portion 68 per cent person had 2 doses successful the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

Meanwhile, nationalist wellness is reporting 1 caller lawsuit of COVID-19 successful Guelph connected Thursday and nary caller cases successful Wellington County.

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Active cases successful the metropolis accrued to 17, portion the region is dealing with six. There person been 37 fatal cases successful Wellington County and 44 successful Guelph to date.

Across Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, determination are 2 confirmed cases being treated successful the hospital.

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