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Almost three quarters of hospital Covid cases unvaccinated last week

Figures published in latest weekly report

Almost three quarters of people admitted to hospital with Covid-19 last week hadn't been vaccinated.

Figures published by Public Health show 71.4% had not a first dose in the seven days leading up to last Sunday (22 August).

The remaining 28.6% had been double-jabbed at least two weeks prior to their hospital admission.

The latest weekly report also shows 85% of the seven people admitted last week were symptomatic.

Meanwhile, most of the new cases identified last week were among 10-19 year olds, of whom 96% were unvaccinated.

You can read the full report here.

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