New Jersey officials say nearly 50 fully vaccinated residents have died from COVID-19 | TheHill – The Hill

New Jersey health officials say that almost 50 fully vaccinated people have actually died from COVID-19 according to information through July 12, NJ Advance Media reported on Wednesday.Donna Leusner, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health, told the news outlet that all 49 individuals who died were over 50 years old. Thirty were over 80 years old, 13 individuals were in between 65 and 79 years old, and 6 were between 50 and 64 years old.Leusner also stated many of the people who passed away had pre-existing conditions. In mid-June, New Jersey reported that 4.7 million individuals– or 70 percent of the states adult population– were fully immunized, striking the objective about two weeks earlier than expected, ABC 7 New York reported.

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