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Québec announces plans to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults

In two weeks, every adult in Québec will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.

On April 29, Minister of Health and Social Services Christian Dubé announced that appointment scheduling for the general population will begin shortly.

Beginning April 30, appointment scheduling will be rolled out gradually, depending on the age group.

Opening of appointment booking Age Group Target population to be vaccinated (75%) First dose received Appointment scheduled for first dose Appointments required to reach target
April 30 50 to 59 years 866,387 475,737 123,643 261,007
May 3 45 to 49 years 396,921 158,258 61,887 176,776
May 5 40 to 44 years 439,574 99,556 48,150 291,868
May 7 35 to 39 years 423,543 87,039 39,974 296,530
May 10 30 to 34 years 415,429 74,090 34,891 306,448
May 12 25 to 29 years 413,982 69,939 29,316 314,727
May 14 18 to 24 years 498,348 67,588 28,923 401,837

Significant confirmed deliveries of vaccine doses are expected over the next few weeks in Québec.   The total number of planned doses to be received is 2,517,080, broken down as follows:

594,770 doses during the week of May 3

458,640 doses during the week of May 10

458,640 doses during the week of May 17

458,640 doses during the week of May 24

546,390 doses during the week of May 31

James Morgan

James Morgan is a freelance contributor. He has worked for several print and broadcast media outlets. James loves the history, natural beauty, and people of eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

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