How is that simple graph on its own meant to convey anything other than to rouse and shock.
Increased numbers of Covid cases?
Are the hospitalizations and deaths rising in tandem?
If a person really wants to know the answers to those questions in plain unadulterated english, The Blaze is not the best place to go.
But the city's high vaccination rate is keeping people from suffering the worst effects of the virus. Authorities said on Sunday that 98% of people infected in the last 28 days have recorded mild or no symptoms of COVID-19. Singapore is discovering asymptomatic cases by testing close contacts of infected individuals. Kenneth Mak, Singapore’s director of medical services, told Singapore’s Straits Times last week that the vaccinated in Singapore have been 12 times less likely to die or require hospitalization than the unvaccinated.
In Singapore, and elsewhere, Delta-driven outbreaks are leading to higher rates of breakthrough infections among the vaccinated. But such infections are not necessarily a cause for concern due to the protection from severe disease and death that vaccines offer.
Singapore, with an 80% vaccination rate, is battling a record COVID wave.
The article will put a little meat on the bones of the graph that, on its own, means nothing at all.