Covid Hospitalizations: Age bigger factor than vaccination status

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Currently in Ontario, out of 1141 adult hospitalizations:


-76.5% (874/1141 adults) in hospital are over 60 years old. Majority are vaccinated.

-88% (1006/1141 adults) in hospital are over 40 years old. Majority are vaccinated.

-135 people in hospital are between 18-39 years old. About half are vaccinated. (66 vaccinated vs 69 unvaccinated)

-56% (644/1141 adults) of the adults in hospital for COVID are over 70 years old, more than 2/3 are vaccinated.

– 443 vaccinated people over 70 years old in hospital. Includes 369 2-dose and 74 boosted.

-The rate of hospitalization is higher for vaccinated over age 80 than it is for unvaccinated under age 60.

The report from Ontario also confirms that unvaccinated people have a lower risk (0.82x) of catching COVID-19 compared to fully vaccinated people.

sources: https://files.ontario.ca/moh-covid-19-report-en-2022-01-20.pdf

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/epi/covid-19-epi-confirmed-cases-post-vaccination.pdf

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