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60% of people being admitted to hospital with COVID have been double jabbed – Vallance

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Sixty percent of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have had two doses of a coronavirus vaccine, according to the government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance.

Speaking at a Downing Street news briefing, he said: “In terms of the number of people in hospital who’ve been double vaccinated, we know it’s around 60% of the people being admitted to hospital with COVID.”

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Meanwhile, most regions of England now have more coronavirus patients in hospital than at any point since mid to late March.

Two regions – south-west England and the combined area of north-east England and Yorkshire – are back to levels last seen more than four months ago.

For England as a whole, there are now 3,813 patients in hospital with COVID-19 – the highest number since 24 March.

 Sky News

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Written by: Rother Radio News


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