BREAKING—huge CDC report on hospitalized healthcare workers w/ #COVID19, which comprise 1 in 16.7 (6%) of all hospitalized cases! 📌10% hospitalized had zero risk factor! (Median age only 49, so not old at all) 📌Whopping 36% hospitalized were nurses! 🧵
Many healthcare workers have battled COVID as both providers AND as patients. In this study they made up 6% of adults hospitalized with COVID19. And a high proportion had indications of severe disease: ▪️ ~1/4 were admitted to an ICU ▪️ 4% died.
A new report on health care personnel (HCP) and #COVID19 who required hospitalization (Total N 6,760; 438 HCP) HCP comprised 6%, mean age 49, 90% with ≥ 1 underlying condition, 36% nurses, 28% admitted to ICU, 4% died
COVID-19–Associated Hospitalizations Among Health Care ... via 6% of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 were HCP (36% nurses) and 73% had obesity. ~ 28% admitted to an ICU, 16% required invasive mechanical ventilation, and 4% died.
New finds that health care personnel hospitalized with #COVID19 most commonly worked in nursing-related occupations, and about 1 out of 4 were admitted to the intensive care unit. Read the full report: .
Analysis of COVID-19 hospitalization data from 13 sites indicated 6% of adults were health care providers (HCP). Among HCP hospitalized with COVID-19, approx. 28% were admitted to an ICU, 16% required invasive mechanical ventilation, and 4% died.
6% US adults hospitalized with COVID-19 were HCP: 36% were in nursing-related occupations & 73% had obesity. 28% of these pts were admitted to an ICU, 16% required invasive mechanical ventilation & 4% died. via
"An analysis of nearly 7,000 adults hospitalized with COVID-19 during March through May 2020 found that approximately 6% of those hospitalized were health care personnel"
Let's support all front-line health care workers. They are putting their lives on the line everyday! COVID-19–Associated Hospitalizations Among Health Care Workers ... via