Covid hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths much lower among vaccinated, ...

Covid hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths much lower among vaccinated, ...
Covid hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths much lower among vaccinated, ...

A new report has revealed hospitalisations, intensive care admissions and deaths were all far lower among fully vaccinated Covid-19 patients during the peak of NSW's latest outbreak. 

And infection rates among the unvaccinated were 10 times higher compared to those who rolled up their sleeves to get both vaccinations, a NSW Health report revealed. 

Of the 61,800 locally acquired cases across NSW between June 16 to October 7, the majority had received no vaccine, 9.2 per cent had received one dose while just 6.1 per cent of cases were fully vaccinated. 

The state's chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said data clearly shows fully vaccinated people were significantly less likely to become infected with the virus.

The state is now agonisingly close to the 90 per cent double dose vaccination target as NSW recorded 222 new cases and four deaths on Tuesday.

Hospitalisations, intensive care admissions and deaths were all far lower among fully vaccinated, NSW Health boss Kerry Chant (pictured) has revealed

Hospitalisations, intensive care admissions and deaths were all far lower among fully vaccinated, NSW Health boss Kerry Chant (pictured) has revealed

'This report shows vaccination has been key in protecting ourselves, our families, and the community from the harmful effects of the virus,' Dr Chant said.

Of the 8660 hospitalised cases, only 5.7 per cent of whom had received two doses of a vaccine

Just three per cent of intensive care admissions were fully vaccinated.

The report was released just hours after it was revealed an unvaccinated man in his 30s with no significant underlying health conditions was one of seven Covid-19 deaths recorded in NSW on Monday.

Father-of-three Mohamed Khaldoun Obeid, 38, from Padstow in Sydney died at Royal North Shore Hospital.

The other six deaths include two women who died at an Albury aged care facility where they acquired their infections, and a Sydney man in his

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