Australia Covid outbreak: Delta variant cases rise among fully vaccinated people

Guardian News

07-16-2021

Epidemiologists warn of more breakthrough Covid infections as the number of fully vaccinated people catching the Delta variant rises. Queensland reported a Covid case in a fully vaccinated person on Thursday, a worker at the Brisbane international airport. In New South Wales, a nurse at Westmead Hospital tested positive on Tuesday despite being fully vaccinated and wearing personal protective equipment while working in a Covid-19 ward. A 26-year-old nurse in Suva, Fiji who tested positive for Covid after receiving two doses of AstraZeneca, told Guardian Australia he was thankful to be fully vaccinated. In a fully vaccinated population, all deaths would be in vaccinated people, while the overall numbers of deaths remained low.

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