Tracking the COVID vaccine rollout in Niagara Region
As Niagara Region began COVID-19 vaccination programs, we're tracking every dose administered, similar to how we've been tracking COVID-19 cases. 2,517 new doses were reported administered to Niagara residents on May 3.
A total of 188,621 doses of vaccine have been administered to Niagara residents, as of May 3. 36.8 per cent of residents have received their first dose and 2.6 per cent have been fully vaccinated, according to Niagara Public Health.
Niagara Public Health
Total Doses: 62,009
Doses to Niagara residents: 58,948
New doses administered on May 3: 953
Total Doses: 93,327
Doses to Niagara residents: 88,339
New doses administered on May 3: 1,464
A total of 4,460 residents have received their vaccine from their primary care physician, while 17,903 residents received the vaccine from outside Niagara and 18,970 at local pharmacies.
The bar chart above illustrates the most up-to-date number of vaccine doses that have been received and administered in Niagara Region and compares them with the regional population.
The COVID-19 vaccination data used in the bar chart is manually compiled from Niagara Region Public Health and Niagara Health data and is being updated regularly.
As the COVID-19 vaccine generally requires two separate doses, the number of doses administered does not reflect the number of people who have completed vaccinations.
After the last census in 2016, Niagara's population was listed as 447,888. According to estimates from Statistics Canada, Niagara's population as of 2020 was 481,727.