Sumary of COVID-19: Vaccines ramping up across Montreal but challenges remain:
- Efforts to get more people vaccinated on the island of Montreal appear to be paying off, with 73 per cent of the entire population having received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose — matching the Quebec-wide average.
- And see exactly what we can do and target these areas in order to get the vaccination rate to go up,” said Dashka Coupet, the CIUSSS l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal vaccination coordinator.
- Laval regional health authority taking COVID-19 vaccines to the schools The critical 18-to-29 year old age group has finally broken the 70-per cent threshold of receiving a first shot but it remains the lowest of all eligible age groups.
- Health-care workers at the drive thru clinic at Trudeau airport are administering more than 800 shots a day and say they have the capacity to provide more shots.
- And they don’t feel like they’re in a hospital as usual,” Andreanne Savard-Wilhelmy, a vaccination administrator, told Global News.