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Unvaccinated 10 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 when ommicron showed up | Local news

Unvaccinated 10 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 when ommicron showed up |  Local news

In November, before omicron was discovered, residents of the state who were not fully vaccinated were five times more likely to become infected, 11 times more likely to be hospitalized with it, and 12 times more likely to die. state health service reported last month.

According to the latest age-adjusted data released Friday, there were 1,573.2 cases of COVID-19, 18.5 hospitalizations and 3.6 deaths per 100,000 fully vaccinated people in December. Among those who were not fully vaccinated, there were 4,746.4 cases, 176.4 hospitalizations and 50.8 deaths per 100,000.

In November, there were 722.5 cases, 17.1 hospitalizations and 2.8 deaths per 100,000 fully vaccinated people and 3,348.2 cases, 184 hospitalizations and 35 deaths per 100,000 people not fully vaccinated.

The state does not provide specific rates for people who have received booster or supplemental doses of vaccine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unvaccinated people across the country were five times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 14 times more likely to die from it in October than fully vaccinated people. The unvaccinated were 10 times more likely to get infected and 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 in October than those who had booster or supplemental doses, the CDC said.

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