The Ottawa area’s weekly COVID-19 vaccination checkup: Sept. 2 – CBC

Quebec vaccine passport now in effect, Ontario’s launches Sept. 22

Sep 02, 2021

Every Thursday, CBC Ottawa brings you this roundup of COVID-19 vaccination developments throughout the region. You can find more information through links at the bottom of the page.

There have been more than 3.3 million doses administered in the wider Ottawa-Gatineau region, which has about 2.3 million residents. That’s about 40,000 doses in the last week as the pace slows from week to week.

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Ontario will bring in a proof of vaccination system starting Sept. 22 to get into many non-essential places.

As of that date, people eligible to get vaccinated will have to show their paper or PDF vaccine receipt that’s currently available, with the goal of launching an app Oct. 22. Photo identification will also be required.

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