CONNECTICUT– The state Department of Public Health released information Friday that suggest cases of the coronavirus in completely immunized homeowners are more uncommon than expected. Less than 0.1 percent of Connecticuts fully vaccinated individuals reported to DPH as having actually contracted the virus.Of the 1,467,189 individuals who have finished their vaccine series, 242 have been validated as contracting COVID-19. Of those, 109 (45%) had no symptoms of the disease. So-called “vaccine advancement cases” occur when a person who has actually completed their vaccine series ends up being contaminated with the COVID-19 virus. 3 deaths have actually occurred among the 242 vaccine development cases. All 3 patients were confirmed to have had underlying medical conditions and remained in the following age: 55-64 (1 ), 65-74 (1 ), and 75+ (1 ). Nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a total of 132 vaccine advancement deaths. “The primary takeaway is that COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective and cases of infection after an individual is completely immunized are really uncommon. The best protection against extreme illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19 is vaccination, and I highly advise all qualified Connecticut homeowners who have actually not yet gotten immunized to do so,” said Acting DPH Commissioner Deidre Gifford.In addition to the overall variety of development cases, DPH also revealed that of the 242 development cases, 159 (65.7 percent) cases were among women, 58 (24 percent) cases occurred amongst individuals residing in congregate settings such as nursing homes and helped living centers, and 32 (13.2 percent) cases have actually been hospitalized. The news came as Connecticut went beyond the 50 percent mark for homeowners ages 16 and over who are now fully vaccinated, according to DPH.