COVID-19

Most COVID patients this year have been unvaxxed

Nearly all Michiganders hospitalized for coronavirus since the beginning of the year have been unvaccinated.

Most of the people who have been hospitalized for COVID-19 in Michigan in the past six months share one thing in common – they haven’t been vaccinated.

Since January 1, nearly 51,000 people have been checked into hospitals in the state to be treated for the symptoms of the coronavirus. Just 447 of those were fully vaccinated.

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The information comes from data collected by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Dr. Aaron Lane-Davies, chief of quality for Bronson Healthcare Group, told WWMT that the news isn’t surprising.

“If you take two people of the same age with the same medical conditions, the person who is unvaccinated is more likely to be in the hospital, is more likely if hospitalized to need critical care, is more likely to die,” he said.

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