EARLY RELEASE: Decreases in COVID-19 Cases, Emergency Department Visits, Hospital Admissions, and Deaths Among Older Adults Following the Introduction of COVID-19 Vaccine - United States, September 6, 2020-May 1, 2021

By May 2021, 69%, 45%, and 26% of adults aged ≥65, 50-64, and 18-49 years were fully vaccinated. From November-December 2020 to April-May 2021, the rate ratios of COVID-19 incidence, emergency department visits, hospital admissions, and deaths among persons aged ≥65 (≥70 for hospitalizations) to persons aged 18-49 years declined 40%, 59%, 65%, and 66% respectively.

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