October 16, 2021

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Failures when starting the vaccine lottery | COVID-19 | News | The sun

Loto-Vaccine Registration Start: You Have to Be Patient |  COVID-19 |  News |  The sun

LQuebecs who have received at least the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 can, in theory, register for Sunday draws conducted by the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) in partnership with Lotto-Quebec, which takes place every Friday in August.

To qualify for the $ 150,000 prize or $ 10,000 scholarship, you must obtain at least your first dose and register online through the site quebec.ca/vaccincovid And its section Winning to Be Vaccine Competition.

However, accessing the site on Sunday morning was difficult. Two journalists from the Canadian Press failed to register on several occasions between 9.15am and 9.40am, but the site indicated that the system was “under management” while the registration period was supposed to open at 8am. Eventually one of them managed to register at 9:48 p.m. Again, the first issue of his form received a response in “Management”.

Santa Quebec acknowledged the bundoggles on Twitter late this morning: “The site that needs to register for the competition is currently experiencing technical issues. Work is underway to resolve the situation as soon as possible. My thanks for your patience! “

By the end of the afternoon, the problem was not resolved.

Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dubey and Finance, Finance and Innovation Minister Eric Girard announced on July 16 that they were creating the lottery.

It offers to draw a million-dollar jackpot on fully vaccinated Cubans by August 31, but it must be done quickly for at least four weeks between two doses. The draw for the 1 million jackpot will take place on September 3, with 16 scholarships worth $ 20,000.

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