And fully vaccinated people have died of Covid.
Not even close:
A guide to understanding the new dashboard
What is “relative risk” and why it matters
Relative risk means we compare the risks for COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death in unvaccinated people relative to vaccinated people.
The boxes in the dashboard’s top line show the relative risk of infection (positive test), hospitalization, and death for unvaccinated people, compared with those who are fully vaccinated. For example, in the month leading up to August 26, unvaccinated people in King County were:
- 7 times more likely to test positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people
- 49 times more likely to be hospitalized than vaccinated people
- 32 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
New data dashboard tracks COVID-19 risk for unvaccinated people compared to vaccinated people – PUBLIC HEALTH INSIDER
Since July, COVID-19, cases have increased rapidly in King County. The worsening outbreak is affecting all of us. And, people who are not fully vaccinated are getting seriously ill and dying at much higher rates than the vaccinated population. That's clear on a new data dashboard, which shows...