34% percent of the Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland between April and the start of last month were fully vaccinated people.
Figures from the HPSC also show the numbers of people who were fully jabbed to be admitted to ICU after testing positive for the virus.
🦠 Fascinating details released by the HPSC today on breakthrough Covid infections between April 1st and Sept 1st:
⚫️ 34% of Covid-related deaths were fully vaccinated people
⚫️ More than half (50.8%) of deaths were people who hadn't been vaccinated at all.
— Ben Finnegan (@_BenFinnegan) October 1, 2021
Between April 1st and September 1st this year there were 301 deaths in people who were Covid-positive.
Of those 103 - or 34% - were fully vaccinated, while 45 - or 15% - had received at least one jab.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre figures show more than half of the deaths in that period as a result of Covid were unvaccinated.
In those people who were fully vaccinated and died, there were 58 men, and 45 women - while the youngest was 50 and the oldest - 97.
And 62 percent of those had an underlying condition.
In terms of ICU admissions during the same period 70% hadn't been vaccinated at all, and 20% were fully vaccinated.
There were 356 admissions in total.
In the patients who were fully vaccinated and admitted to ICU - 97% had an underlying condition - and a third passed away.
The youngest fully vaccinated person admitted was 30 and the oldest was 88.