89% of people dying with Covid in September were unvaccinated

Data published by Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) October 26 show that the absolute majority of people who need hospitalization due to Covid-19 or die with the illness are unvaccinated.

Of 375 patients hospitalized throughout September, 332 (88.5%) were unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, whereas 43 (11.5%) were vaccinated. Thus people who were not fully vaccinated ended up in hospitals 5.1 times more frequently than vaccinated people.

Of 139 people dead with Covid-19 in September, 124 (89.2%) were unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, whereas 15 or 10.8% were fully vaccinated. Three of the 15 fully vaccinated people were under the age of 60. All 15 had one or several other illnesses.

Last week's data show that 76% or 12,883 of all infected with Covid-19 were unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, but 24% or 4,074 people were fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people got infected 2.7 times more frequently.

Of all tests performed, 20% (25,018 tests) were associated with the screening of educational establishments, while 80% (97,590 tests) were conducted in the rest of the population. Of the positive cases of Covid-19, 8% (1,375 infected) were associated with the screening of educational establishments, while 92% (15,582 infected) were found in the rest of the population.

Last week, on average, 17,515 tests were conducted per day (the week before – 18 078) and an average of 2,422 new cases were detected (previously 2,049). The number of Covid-19 cases detected over the past week increased by 18.2%.

Between October 18 and 24, the number of hospitalized patients grew by 32%, and the number of people with severe symptoms grew by 23%.

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