UNVACCINATED Scots made up more than half of Covid hospital admissions and nearly two-thirds of confirmed cases of the virus over the past four weeks. 

The latest data from Public Health Scotland also reveals that 41 Covid deaths have been reported in patients who were fully vaccinated against the disease and more than seven days on from their second vaccine dose at the time that they tested positive for the virus. 

Between the beginning of the vaccine rollout in December up to July 7, a total of 2.8 million people in Scotland have been fully vaccinated against Covid. 

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This puts the death rate from the disease among the fully vaccinated at one per 100,000 people. 

All 41 patients had Covid-19 recorded as a primary or contributing cause of death, and according to the PHS report also had "several comorbidities which contributed to their deaths". 

Between June 12 and July 9, PHS reports that 64.7% of Covid cases detected through PCR testing were in unvaccinated individuals.

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Over the same period of time, 51.6% of Covid-related acute hospital admissions were in unvaccinated individuals, of which 70.6% were in the under-40s age group.The National:

The report also notes that "since May 10, a larger and increasing proportion of Covid-19 related acute hospital admissions have occurred in unvaccinated populations, in comparison to populations with one or two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine".

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