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