30 PEOPLE BEING TREATED IN HOSPITAL FOR COVID-19 – BUT MANY NOT VACCINATED

St Mary’s Hospital is seeing an increasing number of COVID-19 patients being admitted, with many of those describes as ‘very sick’ confirmed as being unvaccinated.

More than 30 people with COVID-19 are being treated at the Island’s only hospital, which equates to around 20% of the total beds at St Mary’s. However, today’s situation is much better than the peak of the second wave over December and January.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has refused to comment on how many of the 30 patients have been vaccinated, due to being ‘forbidden’ on the grounds of patient confidentiality. It’s simply said that ‘many’ of those now in hospital have not been vaccinated.

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Steve Parker, Medical Director at Isle of Wight NHS Trust, has said:

“We are definitely feeling the impact of the rise in cases across the Island over the last month and now have more than 30 people in hospital with a COVID-19 diagnosis.

“That might not sound like a huge number and it is certainly less than the peak of the second wave, but it is still around 20% of the total number of beds in St Mary’s Hospital and our teams are under increasing pressure. We are also seeing some very sick people in intensive care, many of whom have not been vaccinated.

“Our plea to the island community is to please keep your guard up. You can help us by getting vaccinated if you haven’t already, make sure you get your second jab if you still need it and wear a mask or face covering in crowded places to try and limit the spread of the virus.

“We are here for you but we need your help.”

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Around 9 in 10 Island adults have now been vaccinated against COVID in some capacity, leaving a small minority who haven’t. Despite this, strict restrictions are still in place in healthcare settings with visitors banned from seeing loved ones.

Those who wish to receive a vaccine still can. Find out more at https://www.islandecho.co.uk/walk-in-jabs-still-available-at-the-riverside-vaccination-hub/.

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Chiz
Chiz
2 months ago

No vaccination no treatment should be the policy.
People like that are a danger to the rest of us!

Ting tong from tooting
Ting tong from tooting
Reply to  Chiz
2 months ago

You can lead a horse to water but you can not make it drink, let’s hope that the few idiots who thought that they were invisible don’t infect the nurses.

Mr Invisible
Mr Invisible
Reply to  Ting tong from tooting
2 months ago

I can go invisible, but only when no one else is watching.

Ting tong from tooting
Ting tong from tooting
Reply to  Mr Invisible
2 months ago

Lol.. I ment Invincible..soz

Confused
Confused
Reply to  Chiz
2 months ago

But not everyone can have the vaccine, there are valid reasons for why some people can’t have it, that isn’t their fault, they shouldn’t be blamed for that, they are more at risk from other people than other people being at risk from them. People who can;t have the vaccine still have to go out and do things like get shopping etc, think how frightening it is for them.

Sticky fingers .
Sticky fingers .
Reply to  Chiz
2 months ago

Will they get a refund of their national insurance then .perhaps you would a yellow star slapped on them too .bigoted moron .

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
2 months ago

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has refused to comment on how many of the 30 patients have been vaccinated, due to being ‘forbidden’ on the grounds of patient confidentiality.

a pack of lies – they can easily state a figure of those vaccinated in hospital – without specific details of the individual. They simply do not want you knowing that there are people in there who have been jabbed – if there weren’t any, they would be shouting it from the rooftops.

Helen Goff
Helen Goff
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

Same with the Government, They won’t tell you how many ministers or Government workers have been vaccinated as this is a breach of personnel data . If they are so convinced this is working shout about it don’t cover it up with data protection.

John
John
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

Very true.
There are many persons in UK Hospitals who have been vaccinated

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

they didn’t have a problem prior to the vaccine roll out, publicising how many people were in their hospital with covid – what about patient confidentiality then – clearly didn’t matter

John
John
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

We are sadly at a stage where we cannot trust this Government,
and let’s not forget they run the NHS
“So we cannot trust the NHS”
I feel sorry for the NHS Staff, this Tory Government have let them down

William
William
2 months ago

Someone cant count. If 30 people is 20% of their bed stock then they have 150 beds. If it is 40 people being infected at 20% of their bed stock then that would be 200. Either way they appear to have lost a couple of dozen beds over the last few years.

Michael Cox
Michael Cox
2 months ago

Now i understand why am waiting for a emergency operation.
I have been classed by specialist as requiring emergency operation.
Now we see the blame for the delays is people ill with covid ,whom
has not had the covid jab ,all of these whom refused vaccines are totally
silly and should grow up,as because those whom refuse the vaccine are
causing more deaths from covid,so go and get vaccinated now .
Then maybe i will get my emergency operation very very soon.

Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
2 months ago

Yes not vaccinated no treatment should be the way to go, like “no jab, no job”….. all the oh so precious anti vaccine brigade are always the first to moan about being to close or not following the rules and yet, they won’t have a vaccine. The vaccine prevents you from the serious results of getting covid, so just have it.

ian johnson
ian johnson
2 months ago

Surely, there cannot be any idiots left here who believe that Covid is a scam of government propagands ? Thousands are dying world wide every day-there can be NO POSSIBLE excuse to not be jabbed. Nobody can surely be so selfish or stupid not to be.


isle of wighter
isle of wighter
Reply to  ian johnson
2 months ago

covid has a 99.98% survival rate, with one in three showing no symptoms at all and the vast majority having nothing more than flu like symptoms.

The jab is only designed to attempt to reduce the likelyhood of severe symptoms and death – it doesn’t stop transmission and it doesn’t reduce viral load.

This means it should only really be given to those in the vulnerable or at risk categories – all others do not need it and covid passports are pointless as vaccines are not 100% effective and do not prevent transmission and getting covid.

Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

you sir are a fool.

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
Reply to  Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
2 months ago

and you should read facts, not the BS pumped out by the main stream media

Jan smith
Jan smith
Reply to  Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
2 months ago

He is not a fool. Those are the facts. I work in the NHS and these are the facts.. public health England latest data says two thirds of those dying from covid are double jabbed. I’m not an antivaxer but I have had covid. It’s like the flu for me and many others. U know have natural immunity so don’t need the Vax. Facts. I suggest everyone looks at the actual facts and figures before hating on eachother for being vaxed or not

Timothy
Timothy
Reply to  Jan smith
2 months ago

Natural immunity offers around 13x higher protection than the jab when it comes to reinfection. I know which I’d rather.

jeff
jeff
Reply to  Jan smith
2 months ago

Thanks Jan tell it how it is

Jan smith
Jan smith
Reply to  Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
2 months ago

In my comment it says u know. I meant I now have natural immunity.

jon
jon
Reply to  Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
2 months ago

nope…you Digby donut are the fool.wighter always talked sense unlike the bleeters on here.youll believe anything your told unfor.problem with most

Fred
Fred
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

Tell that to the family of all of these poeple who have died. COVIDIOT

Ting tong from tooting
Ting tong from tooting
Reply to  Fred
2 months ago

Why do you get so personal Fred, he may be wrong but he is still allowed his own opinion.

Jan smith
Jan smith
Reply to  Ting tong from tooting
2 months ago

According to Public Health England, #covid deaths from Delta variant between 1 February and 29 August 2021 were 1091 double-vaccinated versus 536 unvaccinated. 
 https://t.co/guPgG0K84A

Once Bitten
Once Bitten
Reply to  Jan smith
2 months ago

Whilst your claim may at first appear valid, you do not appear to be putting the figures in context. I have just followed your link and you do not mention that the report goes on to say, and I quote, “ However, the higher number of fully vaccinated people dying does not mean that the vaccine is not working, but instead reflects the large majority of people in England who have now been jabbed.” if people are inclined to post propaganda on this site please include the full facts and not just the typical social media rumour we have all got so conditioned to.

Timothy
Timothy
Reply to  Fred
2 months ago

What an entirely unhelpful comment. A huge problem is the lack of sensible debate around this subject and it’s suppression and censorship not only on the internet and in the news but down to we the people and the way we communicate to each other. Calling someone a Covidiot seems a knee jerk reaction that helps no one and stifles debate.

Timothy
Timothy
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

One only has to look at the data coming out of Israel that has some of the highest vaccine uptake in the world to see that vaccination on this scale with this virus is not particularly effective. Now rolling out 3rd jabs with plans for more boosters following that due to waning immunity, I do wonder where will it end? Perpetual shots for everyone for the rest of our lives? I am not a conspiracy theorist by any means but one doesn’t have to dig that far to see there is something illogical to this line of treatment, particularly as the government and the WHO will not entertain any other form of prevention or treatment. It was rushed, is flawed and frankly I find it quite worrying that the general population of earth would take something just because their government and the news tells them to without the proper data… Read more »

Yes
Yes
2 months ago

All your terrified sheep that believe all the hype and desperate for your unnecessary risky vaccine make me laugh every single day. YOU are the problem.

worried
worried
Reply to  Yes
2 months ago

What happened to Mr Justice who used to post here. Did he change his name or has he gone? And MC HAMMER seems to have gone awol too. Miss the old names.

Ting tong from tooting
Ting tong from tooting
Reply to  worried
2 months ago

They keep getting deleated !!!!!!!! MC hammer says hi….x

Old school.
Old school.
2 months ago

50000 mask less entitleds all set to invade the island and a hospital that is already stretched, not going to end badly is it.

Timmy
Timmy
2 months ago

people aged 50 or over, 437 (27%) were unvaccinated, 128 (8%) had received one dose of vaccine, and 1,054 (64%) had received both doses.

 

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