According to BMC data, unvaccinated people accounted for 94% of COVID-19 deaths in the last 11 months

by Web Desk | Published: 09 Jan 2022

As per info provided by the health department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, 94 percent of people who died from Covid in Mumbai in the last 11 months were unvaccinated, while just 6% of those who were fully vaccinated succumbed to the virus. According to civic and health officials, these deaths were caused by delayed diagnosis and treatment, which exacerbated their disease. Between February 2021 and January 4 this year, 4,575 deaths were documented, with 4,320 being unvaccinated deaths and 225 being breakthrough deaths, according to the data (deaths of those who were vaccinated and contracted the infection.

 

As per info provided by the health department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, 94 percent of people who died from Covid in Mumbai in the last 11 months were unvaccinated, while just 6% of those who were fully vaccinated succumbed to the virus. According to civic and health officials, these deaths were caused by delayed diagnosis and treatment, which exacerbated their disease. Between February 2021 and January 4 this year, 4,575 deaths were documented, with 4,320 being unvaccinated deaths and 225 being breakthrough deaths, according to the data (deaths of those who were vaccinated and contracted the infection.

 

While the number of Covid-19 deaths in Mumbai has steadily declined over the months, the number of fatalities among senior citizens has risen again, surpassing pre-vaccination levels. Currently, 96 percent of oxygen-dependent patients in Mumbai hospitals are unvaccinated. The Chairman of Mumbai's Covid-19 death audit committee, Dr. Avinash Supe, emphasized that immunisation had reduced the number of deaths. "Senior citizen immunizations began in March, and there are fears that their antibody levels have dropped." "However, there is likely to be a small pool of deaths," he said.

 

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