246 Michigan residents tested positive for Covid-19 after being fully vaccinated. Three of them died.
Lynn Sutfin, a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, told Detroit News Cases were reported between January 1 and March 31, and all cases were positive at least two weeks after the final vaccine dose was obtained.
She said: “Some of these people may eventually be excluded from the list because they continue to test positive from recent infections before they are fully vaccinated.
“These cases are undergoing further review to determine whether they meet other CDC criteria to determine potential breakthroughs, including the absence of a positive antigen or PCR test less than 45 days before a positive test after vaccination.
“In general, these people are more asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic than vaccinated people.”
The Michigan Department of Health has complete hospitalization data for 117 cases, of which 129 are incomplete.
Ms. Satphin added: “Among the hospitals where 117 hospitalization data were entered, 11 were hospitalized, 103 were not hospitalized, and 3 were reported as unknown.
She said that the three people who died were “all people 65 years of age or older, two of whom were within three weeks of completing the vaccination.”
She added to Detroit NewsHe said: “Although most people are fully immune within 14 days after completing the vaccination, a small number of people seem to take longer to develop a complete antibody response.
“The CDC is actively working to better understand the risk characteristics of this group.”
Recently, younger and healthier people have been hospitalized at the Covid-19 Hospital in Michigan. Jim Dover, CEO and president of Sparrow Health System, a Michigan medical service provider, told CNN that this increase is due to fatigue and new variants of the virus.
He said: “This variant is more toxic, therefore more contagious, and easier to catch.
“Second, everyone is tired of wearing masks, so you will go out to find lack of social distancing, lack of wearing masks. This virus is invisible, people don’t know they are crossing the Covid Cloud, next thing you know , They were infected.”
According to the state’s data, the state’s Covid-19 cases continue to rise, with 11,000 cases reported on April 5. New York Times.
Michigan has more than 700,000 cases and ranks first among new cases in the United States in terms of population. Detroit News Write. Compared with Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s suspension of indoor meals and in-person classes at Michigan high school in the fall, the rate of increase in hospitalization has exceeded that in the fall.
As of April 5, nearly 2 million of the state’s nearly 10 million residents had received the vaccination.