Over 2,000 vaccines delivered at Prince Albert drive thru clinic

The lineup was still busy at the Prince Albert COVID-19 Vaccine Drive Thru clinic on Saturday afternoon./Michael Oleksyn/Daily Herald

The drive-thru COVID-19 immunization clinic in Prince Albert administered over 2,000 doses by the time it was completed last Friday.

According to the SHA there were 2,066 doses administered at the Prince Albert drive thru last week.

The clinic was originally scheduled to end last Wednesday but was extended through Thursday and Friday.

The clinic was located at the Thorpe Industries Warehouse, 1 Pine Street, east of the Provincial Forest Fire Control Center- North of Prince Albert on Highway 2.

From April 3 to April 5 there were 1,264 people 55-years-old and older who received their AstraZeneca Vaccine.

On the opening day, Saturday April 5 there were 500 vaccines administered, on Sunday, April 4 there 398 more vaccines administered and on Monday, April 5 there were 372 vaccines administered. Numbers for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday were not available from the SHA.cine.

The clinic was as a result of an earlier than expected allocations of AstraZeneca and Saskatchewan is scheduled to receive approximately 55,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine between April 1 and April 7.