Ottawa paramedics administer the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents at Laurier Manor on Sunday. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/OttawaParamedics)

The city of Ottawa will reach a milestone today in its fight against COVID-19.

Mayor Jim Watson says the city will finish administering the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to residents in all long-term care homes.

"By the end of today our paramedic teams will have completed the second round of vaccinations at LTC homes," said Watson on Twitter.

"This is a significant milestone for our vaccination campaign."

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By the end of today our paramedic teams will have completed the second round of vaccinations at LTC homes.

This is a significant milestone for our vaccination campaign.

This morning Coun. Luloff and I had a chance to thank our amazing paramedics for their dedication. pic.twitter.com/qwyEln4u53

— Jim Watson (@JimWatsonOttawa) February 5, 2021

The city completed the first round of vaccinations in long-term care homes on Jan. 15. Ottawa Public Health reported 92 per cent of residents in Ottawa's 28 long-term care homes opted to receive the first dose of the vaccine.

As of Wednesday, Ottawa had received 30,225 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. A total 26,337 doses have been administered in Ottawa.