Public Health England releases detailed vaccine breakthrough information

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Public Health England have finally released some detailed vaccine breakthrough data for England this week. The data covers the period 9th August to 5th September 2021, some 8 months after the vaccination campaigns first began.

Rather than putting our own interpretation on the figures, we’ll simply republish the charts and let you decide whether they reflect your understanding of what was on offer when the vaccines were first approved and rolled out.


Firstly, cases by vaccination status:


Secondly, hospitalizations by vaccination status:


And lastly, deaths by vaccination status:


The full Public Health England report is here: “COVID-19 vaccine surveillance report Week 36


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** This post was originally published on September 9, 2021 **