Jun 21, 2021
By Christine Ross
One in four Ontario residents still haven’t received a first dose of a COVID vaccine. While the number of new infections is the lowest since mid-September, we’re not out of the woods.
“We can not let the steady decline give us a false sense of security, we’re still having, with the exception of today, over 300 cases reported, that’s with 20 to 30,000 people coming forward to be tested,” says Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Williams.
In light of growing reports of people cancelling second appointments if the vaccine is different from the first, Dr. Williams reminds people to get the first vaccine offered and that mixing Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines is safe.
And with a slight delay in this week’s shipment of Pfizer, health experts urge people to think of Pfizer and Moderna as interchangeable.
The province is reporting 270 new cases and three more deaths