"They feel very disrespected in this - they feel like the government believes that they're disposable", said Vicki McKenna, president of the Ontario Nurses Association.
Quebec reported under 1,400 cases on Tuesday, its lowest daily count since the start of December.
"Earlier this month we set a target of getting all long-term care homes in our four hardest-hit regions vaccinated by January 21 and today I can announce we have hit this target ahead of schedule", said Ford.
We now have 1,626 COVID-19 patients in the hospital with 400 people in the ICU and 292 in the ICU on a ventilator. "Models that predicted hundreds of thousands of deaths from Covid in Canada were badly wrong because they used incorrect, exaggerated inputs".
Hospitalizations continue to rise in the province, with 1,626 patients in Ontario hospitals, an increase of 55 in the last 24 hours.
His comments come less than a week after the province was plunged into its second state of emergency during the pandemic and Premier Doug Ford's government imposed a stay-at-home order.
Ottawa reported 85 new cases on Monday.
"When we're in the fight of our lives, this incredible, state-of-the-art hospital, it's like reinforcements coming over the hill", he said.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says 925 of the new cases are in Toronto, 473 are in Peel Region and 226 are in York Region.
"Our entire shipment is deferred", said Fortin.
People living in long-term care homes and high-risk retirement homes will receive their second dose of the vaccine as scheduled, the province said.
A passenger on an inbound flight from Ottawa to Iqaluit has tested positive for COVID-19. Nine residents have died of the virus at the nursing home.
"The initial proof-of-concept operations have been very successful and we are now hard at work on the development of the clinic operations playbook", Toronto fire chief Matthew Pegg said.
Almost 14,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Ontario's last daily update. Health officials said this is because the elderly population has a weaker immune response, and risks should not be taken.
On Tuesday, the City announced it was immediately shutting down its immunization clinic at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre due to a vaccine shortage.