90 per cent of eligible Guelph residents have at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

Mayor Cam Guthrie celebrates Guelph reaching 90 per cent first dose for eligible residents (Twitter: Mayor Cam Guthrie)

The City of Guelph has reached a major vaccine milestone, with 90 per cent of eligible residents receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Mayor Cam Guthrie tweeted about the news on Tuesday evening, adding that Guelph is now one of the most vaccinated cities in North America.

Guthrie said 12-year-old Erica and 94-year-old Hannah received their vaccines Tuesday and pushed the city over the 90 per cent mark.

He also thanked Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health for their efforts in vaccination rollout.

Across the entire Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region, 84.2 per cent of residents 12 and older have received at least one dose, and 78.8 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Well done, #Guelph. We have 90% of people in our community fully vaccinated making us one of the most vaccinated places in North America. You helped do this. Together we are protecting our community. #foryouformeforwdg #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/B3pfEInApT

— City of Guelph (@cityofguelph) September 1, 2021

WE DID IT #GUELPH!
We hit 90% first shot vaccinations making us one of the most vaccinated cities in North America! Helping us achieve this goal is Erica at 12yrs old & then Hannah at 94yrs old! Say thanks to the wonderful @WDGPublicHealth staff who have worked so hard at this! pic.twitter.com/n0NXBl9yGn

— Mayor Cam Guthrie (@CamGuthrie) August 31, 2021