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COVID-19: How many patients return to hospitals after discharge?


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Positivity     38.00%   
   Negativity   62.00%
The New York Times
SOURCE: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/covid-19-how-many-patients-return-to-hospitals-after-discharge
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Summary

This is to preserve the necessary resources for admitted patients and because people tend to prefer recovering at home, if doing so is safe.Emergency room staff make the difficult decision to send a person home only after determining which people have the greatest need for hospital care.Stay informed with live updates on the current COVID-19 outbreak and visit our coronavirus hub for more advice on prevention and treatment.While people with severe illnesses receive swift attention, doctors and nurses usually encourage those with mild symptoms of COVID-19 to go home.However, the unpredictable nature of the disease makes it difficult for emergency staff to tell which people need to be admitted to the hospital. The researchers made adjustments to account for the differences among the hospitals in their analysis.A total of 66 patients (4.7%) returned to the emergency room and were admitted to the hospital within 72 hours because of their worsening COVID-19 symptoms.

As said here by Anuradha Varanasi