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COVID-19 burdens follow patients after discharge

Key clinical point: Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have significant postdischarge burdens.

Major finding: Among discharged patients, 6.7% died within 60 days of discharge.

Study details: Observational cohort study of 1,648 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 at 38 Michigan hospitals participating in a statewide collaborative.

Disclosures: The study received funding from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan and Blue Care Network. Dr. Chopra, Dr. Farmer, and Dr. Gupta have no disclosures.


Chopra V et al. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Nov 11: doi: 10.7326/M20-5661.