Singapore completes vaccinations, nearly 500 infected with coronavirus
Date 24 July 2021 time 12:45
Singapore reports 75% of all vaccinated Covid-19 cases in the past one month. but no symptoms
According to Reuters, Singapore official data shows that vaccinated Covid-19 cases accounted for 75% of all cases in the past four weeks. But this group of people have no symptoms or have only mild symptoms.
Of the 1,096 confirmed cases in Singapore over the past 28 days, 484, or 44 percent, have received the full dose of the vaccine, while 30% have not had the full dose and only 25% have not. have vaccinated
Singapore has seven patients who are severely ill and need oxygen. Of them, six have not been vaccinated and one has received a single dose.
Singapore Ministry of Health said There is ongoing evidence that vaccines help prevent severe symptoms when infected. And found that Singaporeans who have been vaccinated with full doses of infected people have no symptoms or have little symptoms.
Many experts stated that Infection in someone who has been vaccinated does not mean that the vaccine is not effective.
Teo Yik Ying, Dean of the School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore (NUS), said: “The more Singaporeans get vaccinated, the more people get vaccinated. We will see more infections among those who have been vaccinated. It is important to compare this proportion to the proportion of people who have not been vaccinated. Because if everyone in Singapore has been vaccinated with complete doses Infected people will only have people who have been vaccinated. because there are no people left who have not been vaccinated.”
According to Reuters, Singapore vaccinates nearly 75% of its population of 5.7 million, the second-highest in the world after the United States and the United Arab Emirates. and half of the population has received the full dose of the vaccine.
And while many countries where vaccinations cover large populations are prepared to live with Covid-19, it is considered endemic. But Singapore’s focus is on preventing death and serious illness through vaccination.