COVID-19 : Quebec Begins Vaccination of All Adults – April 29, 2021

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COVID-19 : Quebec Begins Vaccination of All Adults – April 29, 2021

At a press conference in Quebec City, Christian Dubé, Quebec’s minister of health and social services, provides an update on the province’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. He is joined by Dr. Horacio Arruda, the province’s director of public health, as well as by Daniel Paré, director of Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Minister Dubé unveils the province’s plan to vaccinate all of its adult population against COVID-19. As of April 30, everyone aged 50 to 59 can make an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. People aged 45 to 49 can do so on May 3. Thereafter, a new age group will become eligible every two days until the province reaches those aged 18 to 24, on May 14. Christian Dubé confirms that the ai mis to administer the first vaccine dose to all Quebecers by June 24. He also announces that the Bas-Saint-Laurent region will move to the red alert level due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. (no interpretation)