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Legault Says Quebec Will 'Soon' Be Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccination To All Quebecers

Though he didn't give a date.
COVID-19 Vaccination To 'Soon' Be Extended To All Quebecers

Quebec Premier François Legault confirmed in a press conference on April 27 that the province would soon be extending COVID-19 vaccination in Quebec to all residents. Though he did not provide a date.*

Officials aim to have 75% of residents "vaccinated" by June 24, a goal that Legault said the province is on track to achieve.

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The premier said that according to projections from the Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) and the Institut national d'excellence en santé et services sociaux (INESSS), in the coming weeks, COVID-19 hospitalizations in Montreal and Laval will continue to decline. 

"We'll be starting summer 2021 in a much better position than 2020 because of vaccination," Legault said before announcing a change to Montreal's evening curfew, which will take effect May 3.

As of April 27, Legault said that the vaccination campaign had reached 33% of residents.

*This article has been updated. 

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