Toronto targets hard-to-reach places for COVID vaccination – .

Toronto targets hard-to-reach places for COVID vaccination – .

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The pop-up weekend clinic in Mel Lastman Square will offer the first and second doses.

VaxTO also sends vaccination “ambassadors” to the field and conducts telephone and advertising campaigns with people living in the M2J, M2N, M2M, M2R and M3A area codes.

As more people are fully vaccinated, the province’s vaccination efforts are starting to shift towards more targeted campaigns, targeting hard-to-reach or hesitant communities.

Ontario has administered more than 18.3 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine – 132,963 as of Monday – and just over eight million people have received the two required injections.

According to the latest public health data, nearly 10.3 million people have experienced at least one jab, including just over 80% of all adults in Ontario.

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And 63% of adults are fully vaccinated.

Ontario has provided a first dose to 62.5% of youth ages 12 to 17, and almost 32% are fully immunized.

Between the ages of 18 and 29, 45.6% are fully vaccinated, a figure that rises to over 52% for those aged 30-39.

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Ontario reported 127 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, based on 13,586 tests, and 126 resolved cases.

“Ontario is reporting 127 cases of # COVID19. Locally, there are 34 new cases in Toronto, 17 in Waterloo Region, 14 in York Region, 10 in Peel Region, 10 in Gray Bruce and 10 in Halton Region, ”tweeted the Minister of Christine Elliott Health.

Two more deaths have been attributed to the virus for a provincial total of 9,296 lives lost in the pandemic.

The number of people being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units fell to 149 and 98 patients were on ventilators.

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