Two doses of Covid vaccine give 95% protection against death: ICMR
New Delhi: A study has been conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that the COVID-19 vaccine is effective in preventing deaths.
The study was conducted among over 1 lakh Tamil Nadu police personnel who have been administered the COVID jabs which showed significant results.
The study was done by the state police department, ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology and Christian Medical College, Vellore.
“Study reveals that COVID-19 vaccine is effective in preventing deaths among front line workers,” tweeted ICMR.
As per the study, the vaccine showed 82 percent effectiveness who had received a single dose while 95 percent for those who were administered with both doses.
With the fresh cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 3,06,63,665, while the death toll climbed to 4,04,211.
The active cases further declined to 4,59,920 and comprise 1.5% of the total infections.
— ICMR (@ICMRDELHI) July 6, 2021