60% of people being admitted to UK hospitals are unvaccinated – adviser – Reuters

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Britains Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance said that 60% of people being confessed to health center with COVID-19 are unvaccinated, remedying an earlier statement he made on Monday.Vallance previously said at a press conference with Prime Minister Boris Johnson that 60% of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have had 2 dosages of vaccine.”Correcting a statistic I gave at the press conference,” Vallance stated on Twitter. “About 60% of hospitalisations from COVID are not from double immunized people, rather 60% of hospitalisations from COVID are presently from unvaccinated individuals.”(Chief scientific adviser fixes statement to explain the 60% figure uses to the unvaccinated, not double vaccinated)Reporting by Kate Holton; writing by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Guy Faulconbridge and Howard GollerOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.