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Quebecers Ages 18-29 Currently Have The Lowest Vaccination Rates In The Province

And we appear to be at the start of a fourth wave.

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Quebecers Ages 18-29 Currently Have The Lowest Vaccination Rates In The Province

On August 1, Health Minister Christian Dubé shared the most recent data for vaccination rates in Quebec, in which we see that the age group of 18-29 year-olds are the least likely to get vaccinated in the province.

This is demonstrated in the graph below by the red section, which represents the percentage of non-vaccinated people without an appointment for their first dose booked. For the 18-29 year-old population in Quebec, this number is 28%.

Dubé tweeted, "To reach 75% for 18-29 only 30k people are missing. In addition, in a single day, 18-29 year olds went from 100k vaccines to receive to 90k to reach the new target of 80% of @GouvCanSante" on Sunday morning.

He also added, "Superb progression, we are very close to the goal!"

While the vaccine campaign in Quebec continues to roll out, a fourth wave may be on its way. On January 30, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam said data suggests that Canada is at the start of a fourth wave of COVID-19, mostly driven by the B.1.617.2 variant, known as the Delta variant.

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