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Breakthrough Infections: COVID-19

  • August 12,2021
  • 2 Min Read
Breakthrough Infections: COVID-19

Breakthrough infection refers to cases in which a completely vaccinated person against COVID-19 nonetheless becomes infected with the virus. A person is considered to be completely vaccinated if they have completed at least 15 days post the second dose of the vaccine.

Suburban Diagnostics conducted a 2-month study to identify the positive cases of COVID-19 post-vaccination, where we found:

7.6 % of vaccinated people (irrespective of dose) were found to be positive.

60.7 % of these positive cases were female

42.9% were in the 18-35 age group

35.7% were in the 35-55 age group

21.4% in the >55 age group

0.96 % of tested patients at Suburban Diagnostics that were completely vaccinated i.e. both the doses completed were found to be COVID-19 positive with true breakthrough infections.

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