Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has revealed that out of the 17,352 new Covid-19 cases reported on Sept 6, 65.9 per cent or 11,441 people were not vaccinated or only had partial vaccination.
, quoting a statement from Dr Noor Hisham, reported that those partially vaccinated were not only those who received the first dose of the vaccine, but also consisted of those who received both doses, but had not passed the 14th day from the date of second dose.
Vaccinated people are more protected
“A total of 5,911 cases or 34.1 per cent were fully vaccinated, with 5,834 of them being in category one which is asymptomatic, and category two, with mild symptoms.
“This clearly shows that those who are fully vaccinated are more protected and less at risk of getting severe Covid-19 infection,” he said in the statement.
Meanwhile he also revealed that out of the 268 cases in categories three (symptomatic) to five (critical), 191 cases or 71.3 per cent comprised those with no history of vaccination or having incomplete vaccination, compared to only 77 cases (28.7 per cent) consisting of those who were fully vaccinated.
So guys, if you have not gotten your Covid-19 vaccination, what are you waiting for?