COVID-19: ‘Toronto Vaccine Day’ clinic on track to set world record, officials say

An enormous COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Scotiabank Arena is on track to set a world report Sunday, officials say.

“Toronto Vaccine Day” has seen 25,000 folks ebook appointments to obtain their shot on the enviornment and in consequence, is on track to set a brand new worldwide single-day clinic report, City officials mentioned in a information launch Saturday.

The “Our Winning Shot” clinic received underway at 7 a.m. and is absolutely booked, although officials mentioned there could also be cancellations and urged folks wanting to obtain a vaccine dose to commonly verify the provincial booking system for potential openings.

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The occasion set to greater than double the present Canadian report for most individuals vaccinated at a one-day clinic, which is 10,470.

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Toronto Board of Health Chair Joe Cressy mentioned on Twitter that the world report for doses delivered at a clinic is 17,003 on the Texas Motor Speedway.

“We’re going to crush it,” he mentioned.

For each 1,000 people who find themselves vaccinated at Scotiabank Arena Sunday, a pair of Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs tickets will likely be given out.

To mark Toronto Vaccine Day, the Toronto signal at Nathan Phillips Square will likely be lit in pink.

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