A new report released by Public Health Ontario shows that since the COVID-19 vaccine became available, only six people in the province with the mutant infection have died after contracting the virus.
The report looked at laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in unvaccinated, partially immunized, and fully vaccinated individuals (considered 14 days after receipt). second dose of vaccine) since it became available in Canada on December 14, 2020 through November 14, 2021.
Over an 11-month period, no deaths were reported in fully vaccinated individuals with a breakthrough COVID-19 infection between the ages of 12 and 39.
Two fully vaccinated people between the ages of 40 and 49 have died from a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, and four fully vaccinated people between the ages of 50 and 59 have died from the virus.
When it comes to the unvaccinated, there is one between the ages of 12 and 17, 26 between the ages of 18 and 29, 63 between the ages of 30 and 39, 131 between the ages of 40 and 49, and 359 between the ages of 50 and 59. . all died of COVID.
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For those who were partially vaccinated, the numbers were more favorable than for those who weren’t vaccinated, but still higher than for those with two shots.
No deaths have been reported among partially vaccinated individuals between the ages of 12 and 39. But there were five deaths in the 40 to 49 age group and nine deaths in the 50 age group. to 59.
For those aged 60 to 69, there were 18 deaths among fully vaccinated individuals, 42 deaths among partially vaccinated individuals, and 713 deaths among unvaccinated individuals. strains.
For those aged 70 to 59, there were 35 deaths among those who were fully immunized, 63 deaths among those who were partially vaccinated, and 1,146 deaths among those who were not vaccinated. strains.
For people 80 years of age and older, there were 119 deaths among fully vaccinated individuals, 228 partially vaccinated cases, and 2,396 deaths among unvaccinated individuals.
In total, officials in the report noted deaths among unvaccinated individuals accounted for 90.2%, with fully vaccinated individuals accounting for 3.3% of deaths between December and December. November.
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The data comes as experts and officials have long said the COVID-19 vaccine protects people from death and severe symptoms.
No data are available on children under 12 years of age as this vaccine has not yet been approved by Health Canada until a few days after November 14.
As of Thursday, Ontario reports it has recorded 9,985 COVID-19-related deaths since the pandemic broke out in March 2020.
As of Thursday, more than 11 million Ontario residents were fully immunized, 86% of those 12 years of age and older.
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Immunization status for people in ICUs
The report also analyzes vaccination status for those who eventually moved to intensive care units.
In the same time frame – from December 14, 2020 to November 14, 2021 – the report found that more unvaccinated people ended up in the ICU than those who were fully immunized or even partially vaccinated.
Only nine people under 60 years of age were fully immunized and ended up in ICU with COVID.
By comparison, 35 partially immunized under-60s were in the ICU, and a staggering 1,722 under-60s who weren’t protected from the vaccine were admitted to the ICU.
For the older age groups, there were 25 hospitalizations for fully immunized 60 to 69 year olds and 70 to 79 year olds. Over 80 years old, there are 22 people enrolled.
Among the partially vaccinated, there were 52 ICU admissions for those aged 60 to 69, followed by 48 hospitalizations for the 70 to 79 age group and 60 for those over 80.
Among the unvaccinated, there were 1,067 people aged 60 to 69 years in ICUs, 873 aged 70 to 79 years old, and 343 people over 80 years old in ICUs.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 6,138 patients in Ontario’s ICUs.
The data then compares the breakout COVID cases which in an 11-month time frame reached 17,596 infections or 3.8% of cases. Unvaccinated individuals still account for the majority of COVID cases in Ontario at 91.7%, officials noted in the report.
“The rate of COVID-19 in unvaccinated people is higher than in fully vaccinated people. This trend has remained consistent over time,” the report said.
The report also said that in its most recent data over 30 days, unvaccinated people were about 4.8 times more likely to become confirmed cases than fully vaccinated people. . It also said that over the same 30 days, rates of COVID were higher in unvaccinated people than in fully vaccinated people across all age groups.
As of Thursday, there have been a total of 614,270 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in Ontario to date.
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