Why get it now?​

Why get it now?

According to the New Mexico Department of Health:

95% of people who tested positive for COVID were not vaccinated.

97% of people hospitalized for COVID were not vaccinated.

99% of COVID deaths are people who were not vaccinated.

Source: New Mexico Department of Health, accumlative data meaning it comes from the total during this pandemic. Check the NMDOH website for the latest update.

 

If we look at just a four week period October 25th, 2021 to November 22nd, 2021, we can see the impact of the delta variant by increasing numbers of cases of vaccinated people. However, the rate of hospitalization and death is still quite low for vaccinated individuals.

 

 

In New Mexico, unvaccinated individuals continue to make up a majority of new cases and hospitalizations, according to New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) data.

This graph was created by NMDOH the title is Case, Hopitalization and Death Counts, Rates and Percentages of Cases by Vaccination Status During the past four weeks (Oct. 25 to Nov. 22, 2021). Percentage of cases hospitalizations and deaths by vaccine status. First column is number of cases. 72.5% or 25483 cases in unvaccinated people. 27.5% or 9672 cases in vaccinated people. The middle column represents hospitalizations. 79% or 1267 hopitalizations were of unvaccinated people. 20.7% or 331 were of vaccinated people. The last column is deaths by COVID-19. 97% or 159 people who were not vaccinated died. 3% or 5 people were vaccinated died.
This graph was created by NMDOH the title is Case, Hospitalization and Death Counts, Rates and Percentages of Cases by Vaccination Status During the past four weeks (Oct. 25 to Nov. 22, 2021). Percentage of cases hospitalizations and deaths by vaccine status. First column is number of cases. 72.5% or 25483 cases in unvaccinated people. 27.5% or 9672 cases in vaccinated people. The middle column represents hospitalizations. 79% or 1267 hopitalizations were of unvaccinated people. 20.7% or 331 were of vaccinated people. The last column is deaths by COVID-19. 97% or 159 people who were not vaccinated died. 3% or 5 people who were vaccinated died.

 

 

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