PHILADELPHIA - A day after Pennsylvania released data on breakthrough COVID-19 infections, Philadelphia - the largest city in the state - presented similar figures that showed unvaccinated people are significantly more susceptible to severe coronavirus infections.
Acting Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Cheryl Bettigole said Wednesday that 95% of new COVID-19 infections since January have been among unvaccinated people.
Over 96% of people who have been hospitalized in that timeframe were not fully vaccinated.LATEST CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES"These vaccines work," Bettigole said. "Every month the vast majority of those testing positive, being hospitalized, and dying weren’t vaccinated."According to the health department, more than 1M people.