Chandigarh

Both doses of vaccine provide 98 pc protection from death due to COVID: Govt citing study

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, July 3

Citing a study conducted yesterday in Punjab police officers, both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine provided about 98% protection from illness death, with a single dose of nearly 92. Said to provide a% shield.

This study was conducted by the Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Institute (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, in collaboration with the Government of Punjab.

Sharing study data, Dr. VK Paul, a member of NITI Aayog (health), said that 4,868 police officers were unvaccinated, 15 of whom died from a coronavirus infection.

Since then, nine of the 35,856 police officers who received a single dose died. That’s 0.25 per 1,000 people. At the press conference, he received both vaccines at a total of 42,720 people, two of whom died.

“Police officers fall into the high-risk group. These numbers show that a single dose provides 92% protection from death and both doses provide 98% protection. “Paul said.

He added: “Such studies and their findings show that vaccination eliminates serious illness and death, so trust the vaccine because it is effective and you should accept it.”

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