Confusion mounts over AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario amid delay reports – GLOBAL

April 19, 2021

Confusion is mounting over possible delays to upcoming AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario.

Premier Doug Ford’s office released a statement Monday which said that, in addition to previously announced delays with Moderna doses, the premier was notified “by our officials to be prepared for delays to two shipments of AstraZeneca expected from the federal government later this month and next.”

A provincial official later added that Ontario had been expecting to receive around 389,000 doses this week and 194,500 during the week of May 3, but both deliveries may be delayed until the end of May.

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