Premier Doug Ford receives first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine


Published April 9, 2021 at 3:35 pm


Premier Doug Ford has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

On Friday (April 9), Ford received the first dose of the AstraZeneva vaccine at a pharmacy in Etobicoke.

According to the Province, 2.9 million vaccines have been administered, while another 1.9 vaccination appointments have been booked.

Additionally, the criteria for who can get vaccinated has been expanded for certain “hot spot” regions in Ontario, including Toronto, Peel Region, and York Region.

“We are getting mobile vaccine clinics to workplaces, high-risk neighbourhoods, residential buildings, community centres, and places of worship,” Ford said in a news release. “We are making steady progress in our fight against this deadly virus and we will get to the other side of the pandemic.”

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