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Ottawa hits COVID-19 vaccine milestone: More than 1-million doses administered

Ottawa Public Health says 772,543 residents have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 268,889 residents have been fully vaccinated.
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Long-term care home employee receiving COVID-19 vaccine at The Ottawa Hospital, December 15, 2020. Photo/ The Ottawa Hospital
The City of Ottawa is celebrating a major milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination effort.

In a tweet, Tuesday, June 29, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson announced that the city hit the 1-million mark for the number of vaccines administered.

Mayor Watson expressed his gratitude to everyone who made the milestone possible, saying it's been incredible to see all the enthusiasm from Ottawa residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
 
As of Monday, June 28, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 772,543 residents with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, which makes up 79 per cent of everyone over the age of 18 and 69 per cent of the city's population.

According to the health unit, 268,889 residents have been fully vaccinated, which equals 31 per cent of residents over 18 and 25 per cent of Ottawa's entire population.

OPH updates its vaccination dashboard every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
(link to dashboard)
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