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Reports of COVID breakthrough cases continue to rise – as of July 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 5,492 successful cases resulting in death and hospitalization.
A success The case refers to anyone diagnosed with COVID after being fully vaccinated A person is considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving a second dose of anyone who Pfizer or Modern COVID vaccine, or two weeks after receiving a dose Johnson and Johnson Bakuna (J&J).
In May, the CDC updated its system for reporting successful cases, stating that only those cases that resulted in hospitalization or death could be counted. Previously, the agency included in the successful count anyone who tested positive for COVID.
Some states follow new CDC instruction for counting breakthrough cases. Other states continue to report, at the state level, all cases in which an individual is positive, but may choose to report only hospitalizations and deaths to the CDC.
Illinois, Massachusetts updated case numbers
Agreed to DATA updated July 14 by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), 151 people in Illinois have died from COVID or COVID-related complications after being fully vaccinated. At least 563 fully vaccinated were hospitalized, according to IDPH.
Illinois followed the CDC’s instruction, reporting only on successful infections among those who were hospitalized or died. The state did not disclose the number of residents who tested positive after being fully vaccinated but did not die or need to be hospitalized to “help improve the quality of data collected on cases of paramount clinical and public health importance, ” Said on the IDPH website.
In Massachusetts, public health officials tracked 4,450 successful cases, WBUR reports. About 92% of the cases did not result in hospitalization, while 303 people, or 6.8%, were hospitalized, according to data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) as of July 10.
Seventy-nine vaccinated Massachusetts residents have died from COVID, even if not hospitalized or following a hospital stay, according to the DPH.
Agreed to NBC Boston, officials in Provincetown – a tourist destination with one of the highest vaccination rates in the state – the alarm sounded after several new cases of COVID “significantly” affecting fully vaccinated individuals have been reported in the community in recent days.
Town Manager Alex Morse said on July 13, “Thankfully, affected individuals have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The moderate intensity of symptoms indicates that the vaccines work as predicted.”
According to the state, there have been 34 new COVID cases reported in the county in the past 14 days. Health officials said they were closely monitoring the situation.
Hundreds of fully vaccinated Alaskans are COVID
Even if fully vaccinated against COVID, more than 656 Alaskans tested positive for the virus between February and June, according to The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
Of the 656 occurring cases, 17 people were hospitalized and two died with COVID, even though health officials found that both had other “multiple comorbidities.”
Nearly 52% of the successful cases in Alaska studied occurred in people who showed symptoms of the virus, while 38% had no symptoms. For the remaining 10%, it is not known if they show symptoms.
In 200 breakthrough cases Alaska health officials checked for a possible variant of the virus, 73 were associated with a different concern, including 54 events different from Alpha and 15 of Delta different.
A small number of cases among vaccinated people are expected, Health officials said.
The new state report comes as Alaska faces an increase in COVID cases, with several surges drawing attention to more recent cases of the vaccine achieved.
In Sitka, Alaska, 18 to 60 recently successful cases vaccinated individuals were reportedly involved. Two of the three cases identified last week were related to a cruise in Southeast Alaska involving people who had been fully vaccinated. The outbreak is there now grew to 10 cases.
The Foo Fighters canceled the concert for ‘just vaccinated’ after a member of the vaccinated band COVID was vaccinated
The expected return of the Foo Fighters to the Los Angeles stage has been postponed after an organizational issue that tested positive for COVID, Reported by CNN.
On July 14, the band Office has partnered by verifying this Twitter account:
Important information about the July 17th Forum show. pic.twitter.com/9EwtDorRDx
– Foo Fighters (@foofighters) July 15, 2021
The band didn’t revelation of who is positive.
Last June, the Foo Fighters held a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York billed exclusively for a vaccinated audience. Attendees 21-and-over are a must show proof to vaccinate enter the venue.
More fully vaccinated Yankees players test positive for COVID
The New York Yankees ’opening series on July 15 against the Boston Red Sox was abruptly postponed after three fully vaccinated Yankees players tested positive for COVID. Three others may also be affected, CBS New York reports.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the three were completely vaccinated, as were most of the players on the team. Among the three who tested positive, two received J&J’s vaccine and the others received Pfizer or Moderna, according to Cashman.
The pitchers “have done well so far,” Cashman said, while he declined to comment on unnamed players until final confirmation of their positive test received by the team.
“Ang vaccines we encourage everyone gets a hospitalization and non-death guarantee from COVID, which is important, but it doesn’t stop you from contracting with COVID, ”Cashman said. “Obviously this protects you from the severe adverse effects of the scenario from COVID.”
Major League Baseball issued a statement stating that postponement is to allow the continuation of testing and contact tracking.
The statement says:
“Following positive COVID-19 tests within the New York Yankees organization, tonight’s game between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium has been postponed to allow continued testing and contact tracking. The Major League Baseball will continue to provide schedule updates as they become available. “
Approved by The AP, the Yankees were on the field practicing batting about three and a half hours before the game when the organization asked the attending media to leave the field to take the COVID test.
MLB said so final notice June 25 23 of the 30 teams reached 85% vaccination of players and field staff, excluding The Red Sox.
This is the second example this year of successful cases that have occurred among some members of the Yankees organization.
Although large number of vaccinations, the Yankees have more than nine members with positive COVID tests in May involving staff, including pitching coach Matt Blake, third base coach Phil Nevin and first coach Reggie Willits. Nevin, despite being vaccinated, became seriously ill with a kidney infection that kept him away from the team for more than three weeks, The Reported by AP.
None of the Yankees ’successful cases recorded by the CDC, because they did not result in hospitalization or death.