Evaluation of clinical harm associated with Omicron hospital-onset COVID-19 infection

Jonathan Otter, William Newsholme , Luke Blagdon Snell, Blair Merrick, Nneoma Okeke, Damien Mack, Aodhan Breathnach, Nicholas M. Price

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• We reviewed outcomes for 129 patients with Omicron hospital-onset COVID-19 infection.
• 86 (66.7%) were asymptomatic; 15 (11.6%) had increased length of stay.
• 11 (8.5%) required supplemental oxygen, two (1.6%) required ICU or HDU.
• 3 (2.3%) had COVID-19 as a direct cause of death, and 4 (3.1%) where COVID-19 contributed.
• No associations between harm and age, vaccination, or vulnerability were found.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Journal of infection
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2022

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