Sumary of COVID-19: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph declared Delta variant hot spot:
- Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced on Friday it will be inviting more than 60,000 residents to book their second COVID-19 vaccine next week after being declared a Delta variant hot spot..
- It comes after the Ontario government announced on Thursday it would be accelerating second COVID-19 doses for people living in certain areas of the province..
- Officials cited the Delta variant (B.1.617.2), originally detected in India, as a major concern and reason for prioritizing second shots to certain parts of the province..
- WDG Public Health said it is expecting to receive 8,000 extra doses of the Moderna mRNA vaccine to help with first and second doses….