COVID-19: 40 percent of low-growth residents of Lowertown roll up their sleeves for the first time

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Nearly 600 of Overbrook-McArthur’s residents 12 years and older, who were unvaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of October, have subsequently received at least one shot, the largest increase in a single neighborhood in Ottawa.

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According to the latest figures from the Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa Neighborhood Study, which includes vaccination in total through Dec. 20, the 568 former non-adult residents of this neighborhood account for 12.7 percent, or about one in eight, of them , which has two months. since had not yet received their first inoculation.

Perhaps more impressive in the care-of-business department were the 544 Lowertown residents who rolled up their sleeves during the eight-week period ending Dec. 20. That number represents 40 percent of previously non-grown residents, leaving just over 800 who do not have, or about 12 percent, of residents 12 years and older.

Other neighborhoods that have cut large shards through their unvaccinated rolls in the past two months include Cumberland, where the 57 people who stepped forward for the first time accounted for nearly 70 percent of those who had not grown and were 12 years or older ; Edwards-Carlsbad Springs, with 51 new recipients (or 46.4 percent of those who have not grown and are 12 years or older); and Cityview-Crestview-Meadowlands, where 210 people, or 43.3 percent of the remaining unvegetated, get their first shot.

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Apart from Overbrook-McArthur and Lowertown, in half a dozen neighborhoods there were 350 or more 12+ vaccine first-timers: Centretown, with 520 (9.4 percent); Stittsville’s 487 (25.2 percent); Sandy Hill’s 466 (27.9 percent); Portobello South’s 427 (19.7 percent); Ledbury-Heron Gate-Ridgemont’s 389 (11.6 percent); and Old Barrhaven East’s 363 (12.5 percent).

Pr. On December 20, there were 845,005 Ottawans aged 12 and over who had received at least one vaccination and 819,599 who had at least two, representing 91.6 and 88.8 of Ottawa’s 12+ population, respectively.

Meanwhile, a dozen bakery districts boasting double-vaccination rates of 90 percent or higher, led by Vars’ abnormal 106.8 percent, boasted a statistical potpourri of population estimates and zip code overlaps that will surely convince anyone out there that the whole pandemic, despite illness, hospitalizations and deaths are scams.

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Other neighborhoods with full-vaccination higher than 90 percent among residents 12 or older include Cumberland (98.2 percent); Edwards-Carlsbad Springs (95.0); Richmond (94.9); Stittsville (93.7); Cityview-Crestview-Meadowlands (93.6); Riverside South-Leitrim (93.2); Stonebridge-Half Moon Bay-Heart’s Desire (92.5); Manotick (91.5); South Keys-Greenboro West (91.5); Findlay Creek (91.3); Chapel Hill South (90.2); and Portobello South (90.1).

Six neighborhoods, meanwhile, have double-vaccination rates among residents aged 12 or older at 75 percent or less: Hawthorne Meadows-Sheffield Glen (72.6); Ledbury-Heron Gate-Ridgemont (73.3); Hunt Club-Ottawa Airport (74.2); ByWard Market (74.3); Bayshore-Belltown (74.7); and Marlborough (75.0).

Visit www.neighbourhoodstudy.ca for more information.

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