Unvaccinated in Ottawa report COVID-19 rates 22 times higher than vaccinated – GLOBAL

August 26, 2021

Ottawa Public Health has started sharing data to show the difference in COVID-19 infection rates among the vaccinated and unvaccinated in the city, revealing a stark gap in levels of protection.

OPH’s COVID-19 dashboard shows that, for the period between July 18 and Aug. 21, 16 people who were double vaccinated tested positive for the virus, for a rate of 2.4 cases per 100,000 people.

That compares to 80 people without vaccine protection over the same period and a rate of 51.9 per 100,000 — 22 times higher than the fully vaccinated population.

OPH’s dashboard shows there are an estimated 154,133 people in the city eligible for vaccination who have not yet gotten the shot.

Read more: https://globalnews.ca/news/8143725/ottawa-covid-coronavirus-update-aug-26/

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