Fully Vaccinated and Boosted Patients Requiring Hospitalization for COVID-19
There were four fatalities among 65 fully vaccinated and boosted (FV&B) COVID-19 patients at an acute-care hospital system in Southeastern Michigan. In the FV&B cohort that required ICU-level care (n=11), 7 (63.6%) were male with a median age of 71 (66.5, 76.5). 5 (45.5%) were vaccinated with three consecutive Pfizer immunizations, 4 (36.4%) received three doses of the Moderna vaccine, and 2 (18.2%) received two Janssen vaccines. 4 (36.4%) died, 3 (27.2%) were discharged to a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), and 2 (18.2%) were discharged home.
This data was collected between August 12th, 2021 and December 6th, 2021, for 4,571 patients with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 who required inpatient treatment at an acute-care hospital system in Southeastern Michigan.
Of the 4,571 encounters requiring hospitalization, 65(1.4%) were FV&B and 2,935(64%) were UV Despite older age (median 74 vs 58 years old), higher rate of pre-existing ESRD (18.5% vs 1.8%), higher proportion of immunocompromised state (32.3% vs 10.4%).