Singapore has released a breakdown of the impact of different Covid-19 vaccines. The recipients of Moderna vaccine showed the lowest death rate.
The country found 11 deaths per 100,000 among people who received Sinovac shots and 7.8 deaths among those with Sinopharm. This number went down to to 6.2 deaths for those with mRNA shots from Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE and only one fatality in those who were administered the vaccines from Moderna.
Singapore’s Health minister Ong Ye Kung told parliament that out of the 802 people who lost their lives to Covid-19 last year in the city-state, 70% of them weren’t fully vaccinated.
Singapore has fully immunized 87 per cent of its 5.7 million residents, with 47 per cent having also received booster doses. Singapore has the world’s highest vaccination rate.