The Risk of Death Among those Over 50 Years Old who is not Vaccinated is 17 Times Higher

People over the age of 50 who were not vaccinated against COVID-19 were 17 times more likely to die than those of the same age group who had been vaccinated.

In addition, the risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated people over 50 years of age was 12 times higher than that of vaccinated people of the same age, and the risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated people aged 18 to 49 was 25 times higher than that of vaccinated people in the same age group.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the results of a survey of hospitalization and mortality rates for vaccinated and non-vaccinated people of various age groups as of Aug. emphasized.

Los Angeles County Health Commissioner Barbara Perraire said, “Vaccinations are not perfect and you can get breakthrough infections, but thanks to the three vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson, patients visiting county hospitals and local clinics are getting better treatment than they did last winter. We are making it possible to receive ,” he said.

The latest figures show that 73% of county residents age 12 and older have had at least one vaccination.