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As COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen across Ontario, some say?public health officials failed to stress the importance of third doses.

Only 47.3 per cent of people have received a third dose, according to Public Health Ontario data?up to?Feb. 27. That’s compared to 81 per cent who’ve had two doses, or a gap of about 5.5 million people.

Ontario lifted the vaccine mandate at the beginning of the month and could liftThe Ontario government announced residents 18 and older in 114 hot spot communities would be eligible for vaccines. British Columbia is prioritizing people 40 and older in high-transmission neighbourhoods.?the mask mandate by?the end of March?as the number of hospitalizations?has continued a?mostly downward trend?since mid-JanuaryThe case of South Dakota, stayed open).

“We still have a possibility to?mess this up if we just move too fast,” said Dr. Peters partly due t?Jüni, leader of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science?Advisory Table.

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