ONTARIO ACCELERATING 2ND DOSES FOR ALL ADULTS, YOUTH IN DELTA VARIANT HOT SPOTS
Jun 25, 2021
By Bob Komsic
With over 76% of adults in the province having received their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 30% fully immunized, Ontario’s accelerating second dose eligibility to everyone 18 and older.
Starting Saturday 8 a.m., youth aged 12 to 17 who live in the Delta variant hot spots, can book faster appointments.
All adults who got their first shot of an mRNA vaccine can book their second as of Monday.
That means about 1.5-million Ontarians are eligible for an accelerated second dose.
The 10 Delta variant hot spots are Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, York, Hamilton, Waterloo, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, Simcoe-Muskoka, and Porcupine.
Breaking down the 256 new cases in Ontario, 39 are in Waterloo, 38 in Peel, 36 in Toronto, 18 in Grey-Bruce and 17 in Hamilton.