Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID 19 Patients in Kirkuk City, Iraq

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Tunjai Namiq Faiq, Ozdan Akram Ghareeb, Mohammad Fraidon Fadhel

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The pandemic Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a universal communal health emergency, with millions of infections and lots of mortality globally. Statistics concerning the clinical sequence of hospitalized, discharged and deceased patients are needed. Demographic, clinical features, and outcome statistics for patients who were referred to the hospital designated to receive pandemic patients in Kirkuk governorate, which is affiliated with the Kirkuk Health Directorate, between October 1 and December 30, 2020, were determined through records related to online institutional health. We conducted a cross sectional study of patients who were discharged alive or died in hospital. Of the 450 patients who were admitted to hospital and within the duration of the study, the overall death rate was 3.1% and 96.9% were discharged alive. In those who died, the percentage of men was 2.2%, and in females 0.9%, the percentage for geographical area was 2.2% for districts and sub-districts, and the percentage of Unemployed was 4, 2%. It was concluded that the infection in men are more, especially those over the age of 61 years of them and those who have other comorbidities such as high blood pressure, heart diseases and diabetes.

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Tunjai Namiq Faiq, Ozdan Akram Ghareeb, Mohammad Fraidon Fadhel. (2021). Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID 19 Patients in Kirkuk City, Iraq. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 12432–12438. Retrieved from https://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/4171
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