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CDC: Thousands of COVID-19 Patients Returned to Hospitals Within Two Months of Initial Release

Published in: The Boston Globe


Information on the patients was contained in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published Monday.

The report said researchers looked at 126,137 COVID-19 patients based on data from the Premier Healthcare Database, which includes discharge records for adults and children from 865 nongovernmental, teaching and community hospitals representing about 25 percent of US hospital admissions.

Of those 126,137 patients, the report said, 15 percent died during initial hospitalization. And out of the surviving 106,543 patients, 9,504 were re-admitted to the same hospital within two months “of discharge through August 2020,” said the report, which noted that 1.6 percent were re-admitted more than once.

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