Four folks in Oregon who have been totally vaccinated have just lately examined constructive for COVID-19, well being officers introduced Friday.
Two of the “breakthrough instances” have been reported in Yamhill County, and the others are in Lane County, the Oregon Well being Authority mentioned in an announcement.
The 4 people contracted the virus 14 days after receiving the second dose of the vaccine, the OHA mentioned, including that their signs ranged from none to delicate.
Well being officers say much less extreme instances of COVID-19 reported after inoculation reveals the vaccine continues to be efficient.
“Scientific trials of each vaccines presently in use included breakthrough instances. In these instances, though the individuals bought COVID, the vaccines decreased the severity of illness,” says the OHA, which is investigating the origins of the instances.
Outcomes from genomic sequencing samples taken from the 4 sufferers are anticipated subsequent week, officers mentioned.
Officers added that they anticipate to see extra breakthrough instances, and encourage the general public to proceed sporting face masks in addition to observe tips from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.