The Prime Minister said that Canada provides enough vaccine doses for all eligible Canadians
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced at the Vaccine Clinic in Moncton, New Hampshire on Tuesday morning that Canada has enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to vaccinate all eligible people in the country.
The arrival of 5 million doses this week will bring the purchase quantity to more than 66 million. This means that 33.2 million Canadians 12 years and older will be enough. Children under 12 years of age are not yet eligible for vaccinations.
Trudeau said: “Everyone has a sufficient dose, there is no more excuse not to get vaccinated.”
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the government have previously Scheduled to end in September 2021 As the date when all Canadians who want to be fully vaccinated can get both vaccines.
Trudeau said: “We not only fulfilled this promise, but also fulfilled the promise two months in advance.”
This week’s shipments include 3.6 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 1.4 million doses of Moderna vaccine.
According to the government The latest data Data released last Friday showed that 57.45% of Canadians aged 12 and over had received the vaccine, and 79.66% had received at least one dose.