Gisele Levesque, the first person in Canada to be vaccinated against COVID-19, has died

A Quebec lady who was the primary particular person in Canada to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine has died.

Gisele Levesque, 89, died on June 28 peacefully of pure causes, surrounded by household, in response to the general public well being authority in Quebec Metropolis.

In an announcement, the well being authority mentioned her dying was not associated to COVID-19.

Levesque acquired the primary dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Dec. 14 on the CHSLD St-Antoine, a long-term care residence in Quebec Metropolis.

The well being authority says she was the primary Canadian to be inoculated within the nation.

The company describes her as a determine of hope within the combat in opposition to the novel coronavirus.

— this report by The Canadian Press was first revealed on July 4, 2021. 


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