State health officials said on Monday that Almost all Wisconsin residents who have recently died from COVID-19 Not vaccinated — or not fully vaccinated
and only 1% of those infected with COVID-19 Only those who were confirmed and likely to have been infected since Jan. 1 were among those who had been fully vaccinated. said a spokeswoman for the state health service.
This bad news finally came. Wisconsin hit a milestone on Monday, with 50.1% of the state’s total population being vaccinated against COVID-19. at least one dose
Between March 1 and June 24, DHS spokeswoman Elizabeth Goodsitt said in an email that 95% of the confirmed and likely deaths were from the coronavirus. are among those who are not fully vaccinated
Of the 433 deaths from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during the period, 412 were related to those who were not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated. While only 21 of the deaths were those who had been fully immunized.
“The science is clear: vaccines really work. They save lives,” Goodsitt said. You will be protected All three vaccines have been tested and proven to be safe and effective.”
When it comes to statewide COVID-19 cases, only 1% of all confirmed and probable cases since Jan. 1 were “breakthrough” cases, she said. Has tested positive for COVID-19 14 days after a complete set of vaccinations.
“We have 1,572 confirmed cases and likely meet progressive definitions,” Goodsitt said. “That’s 1% of the total number of COVID-19 cases. All confirmed and probable infections since January 1, 2021 (143,000+) and among the more than 2.9 million fully vaccinated people in our state.”
“Look at the COVID-19 data and you’ll see that the number of cases hospitalization and decreased mortality Because the vaccine is allowed And we started getting bullets,” Goodsitt added.
She admitted that some people may have side effects after being shot. Those side effects may include fever, chills, tiredness, headache, or arm pain when the vaccine is given.
“Vaccines don’t just work to fight disease. But it also reduces the risk of hospitalization and death. And the symptoms are often more severe if someone gets sick after the vaccine. than if not received at all,” Goodsitt said.
Earlier this month, Andy Slavitt, a former Biden executive adviser on COVID-19, suggested that 98% to 99% of Americans who die from coronavirus are not vaccinated.
And CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Valensky said the vaccine was so effective that “Almost every death especially in adults due to COVID-19 All can be prevented at this point.” “Extremely sad”
Latest COVID-19 numbers
- New cases have been reported: 24
- New death reports: 0
- Number of hospitalizations: 84 (intensive care: 26); 145 fewer cases from last month
- Average seven days of daily cases: 72 (191 decreases from one month ago)
- Seven-day daily mortality average: 0 (2 decreases, deaths from one month ago)
- Seven-day average positive rate — according to the share of all tests given: 0.8%
- Total number of cases since the start of the pandemic: 612,632 (2,176 active cases)
- All deaths: 7,289
latest vaccine numbers
- Total quantity received: 5,562,607
- Daily Dose Received: 781
- Average daily dosage for seven days: 7,427
- Wisconsin residents at least once: 2,915,969 (50.1% of the population)
- Residents who have been fully vaccinated: 2,716,790 (46.7% of the population)
- Adults receiving one dose: 2,781,136 (61% of the population 18+)
- Adults who have been fully vaccinated: 2,609,339 (57.3% of population 18+)
- Residents aged 12 to 15 who have at least once: 80,767 (27.3% of the age group)
- Residents 16 to 17 years of age who received at least one dose of the drug: 54,004 (36.6% of the age group)
- Residents aged 18 to 24 who have at least once: 225,660 (41.3% of the age group)
- Residents aged 25 to 34 who have had at least one time: 345,711 (46.6% of the age group)
- Residents aged 35 to 44 years with at least one dose of the drug: 391,406 (54.9% of the age group)
- Residents aged 45 to 54 years with at least one dose of the drug: 405,425 (56.7% of the age group)
- Residents 55 to 64 years old who have at least once: 553,463 (67.2% of the age group)
- Residents 65 years or older who have at least once: 859,471 (84.5% of the age group)
Drake Bentley of the Journal Sentinel staff contributed to the report.
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