03 Mar

Key Findings From the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Report

Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China

Summary of a Report of 72 314 Cases From the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

72 314 Cases (as of February 11, 2020)

    • Confirmed cases: 44 672 (62%)

    • Suspected cases: 16 186 (22%)

    • Diagnosed cases: 10 567 (15%)

    • Asymptomatic cases: 889 (1%)

  • Age distribution (N = 44 672)

    • ≥80 years: 3% (1408 cases)

    • 30-79 years: 87% (38 680 cases)

    • 20-29 years: 8% (3619 cases)

    • 10-19 years: 1% (549 cases)

    • <10 years: 1% (416 cases)

  • Spectrum of disease (N = 44 415)

    • Mild: 81% (36 160 cases)

    • Severe: 14% (6168 cases)

    • Critical: 5% (2087 cases)

  • Case-fatality rate

    • 2.3% (1023 of 44 672 confirmed cases)

    • 14.8% in patients aged ≥80 years (208 of 1408)

    • 8.0% in patients aged 70-79 years (312 of 3918)

    • 49.0% in critical cases (1023 of 2087)

  • Health care personnel infected

    • 3.8% (1716 of 44 672)

    • 63% in Wuhan (1080 of 1716)

    • 14.8% cases classified as severe or critical (247 of 1668)

    • 5 deaths

 

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