Ireland: 54% of hospitalized Covid patients are fully vaccinated

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About half of all Covid-19 patients in Irish hospitals and intensive care units are fully vaccinated against the disease, new figures show.  One-sixth of deaths of people with the virus since April have been categorised as breakthrough infections of fully vaccinated patients, according to Health Service Executive data.

More than one-quarter of ICU admissions since July were also breakthrough infections of fully vaccinated people.

Irish Times report



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** This post was originally published on September 15, 2021 **