Comedian Chris Rock announced on Twitter that he has contracted COVID.
Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this. Get vaccinated.
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) September 19, 2021
What Chris failed to relay in this tweet is that it is a breakthrough case. The CDC describes a “breakthrough” case thusly,
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing infection, serious illness, and death. Most people who get COVID-19 are unvaccinated. However, since vaccines are not 100% effective at preventing infection, some people who are fully vaccinated will still get COVID-19. An infection of a fully vaccinated person is referred to as a “vaccine breakthrough infection.”
According to the Associated Press, Rock claimed back in May that he received the jab, which makes him a breakthrough case..