56 fully vaccinated patients in ICU, says health DG

Ravin Palanisamy

Fifty-six out of the 24,599 fresh Covid-19 cases reported today are individuals who have been fully vaccinated. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 26, 2021.

THE number of fully vaccinated individuals admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) increased to 56 today from 38 yesterday, said Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The director-general of health said of the number, 36 were in category 5 (critical condition and in need of ventilator support) and the remaining 20 were in category 4 (patients having pneumonia and requiring oxygen).

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  • What does that mean, 56 fully vaccinated admitted to ICU?

    Posted 8 months ago by Ang Peng Wong

    • patients with a history of vaccination but are stage 4 or 5

      Posted 8 months ago by Apree bin Huseein

  • Fully vaccinated does not mean Covid free.

    Posted 8 months ago by Alison Teh

    • Vaccine for what then?

      Posted 8 months ago by Yusuf Ibrahim

  • Any vaccine type breakdown? mRNA or Sinovac?

    Posted 8 months ago by G GHAZALI