COVID-19 on the Big Island after vaccine availability

At Hilo Medical Center, there have been 0 Covid related hospitalizations for vaccinated individuals in recent weeks! This means that 100% of our hospitalized COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated, suggesting that here we see that vaccinations against COVID-19 are effective in preventing severe illness, hospitalizations and utilization of our limited resources and staff time.
There have been a few ED visits for flulike and related vaccine reactions, none serious.
As of 2 July 2021, we have 4 unvaccinated, COVID-positive patients in our hospital, 3 in our 11-bed ICU with 1 patient on a ventilator and 1 in our Obstetric Unit. 98% of hospitalized COVID-positive patients in our state are unvaccinated, and these still can get very very sick. Clearly the risk benefit favors vaccines at any adult age!
After all, currently we have about a 50 50 ratio of fully vaccinated to not people on island, and it's clear who the losers in that gamble are...

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COVID-19 on the Big Island after vaccine availability

At Hilo Medical Center, there have been 0 Covid related hospitalizations for vaccinated individuals in recent weeks! This means that 100% ...