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Case fatality rate of 3.8% was reported in Karnataka with 54 deaths out of 1394 cases.
PMID 33521608
Title Descriptive epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Karnataka state, South India: Transmission dynamics of symptomatic vs. asymptomatic infections
Author(s) nameKumar N, Shahul Hameed SK, Babu GR, Venkataswamy MM, Dinesh P, Kumar Bg P, John DA, Desai A, Ravi V.
Journal EClinicalMedicine
Impact factor6.68
Citation count1
Date of publishing2021 Feb
Mortality rate of COVID-19 patients in Northern Ireland was 17.7 per 100 000 population and generally lower than rest of the world.
PMID 33509318
Title Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland, 26 February 2020-26 April 2020
Author(s) namePett J, McAleavey P, McGurnaghan P, Spiers R, O'Doherty M, Patterson L, Johnston J.
Journal Epidemiol Infect
Impact factor2.01
Citation count1
Date of publishing2021 Jan 29
Mortality rate at 30 days was 21%, since 4 out of 9 patients admitted to ICU had weak SARS-CoV-2 antibody response.
PMID 33158455
Title Weak anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody response isassociated withmortality inaSwedish cohort ofCOVID-19 patients incritical care
Author(s) nameAsif S, Frithiof R, Lipcsey M, Kristensen B, Alving K, Hultström M.
Journal Crit Care
Impact factor6.7
Citation count1
Date of publishing2020 Nov 6
Case Fatality Rate was 2-3% worldwide, higher than previously reported rate at 0.7-1.3% due to possible unreported asymptomatic SARS-COV-2 cases.
PMID 33148769
Title COVID-19 case-fatality rate and demographic and socioeconomic influencers: worldwide spatial regression analysis based on country-level data
Author(s) nameCao Y, Hiyoshi A, Montgomery S.
Journal BMJ Open
Impact factor2.49
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Nov 3
Mortality rate for Israeli population in a simulation reduced by 62% when 55+ age groups were separated from other age groups (State 3 model), whereas 93% reduction in mortality was observed when the all the interactions between the different age groups were eliminated (State 5 model).
PMID 33171068
Title Age separation dramatically reduces COVID-19 mortality rate in a computational model of a large population.
Author(s) nameMizrahi L, Shekhidem HA, Stern S.
Journal Open Biol
Impact factor
Citation count1
Date of publishing2020 Nov
Mortality rate with respect to 12-country average COVID-19 deaths was reported to be 2772 per 100,000 LTC residents in contrast to 122 per 100,000 community-dwelling older persons (>65 years) and 4.9 per 100,000 community-dwelling younger persons (<65 years), suggesting a 644-fold higher rate of COVID-19 deaths among LTC residents.
PMID 33138940
Title A Comparison of COVID-19 Mortality Rates Among Long-Term Care Residents in 12 OECD Countries
Author(s) nameSepulveda ER, Stall NM, Sinha SK.
Journal J Am Med Dir Assoc
Impact factor5.02
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Nov
The positive correlation between Mortality and Allele D indicates that with increase in the percentage frequency of the deletion allele, the mortality has also increased.
PMID 32791137
Title ACE deletion allele is associated with susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection and mortality rate: An epidemiological study in the Asian population
Author(s) namePati A, Mahto H, Padhi S, Panda AK.
Journal Clin Chim Acta
Impact factor2.76
Citation count7
Date of publishing2020 Nov
The study shows that the Primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas have a higher incidence of Covid-19 infection related mortality compared to Not Primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas. Also, the HPSA characteristic shows the highest incidence rate ratios(IRR) of deaths when compared to other population charateristics.
PMID 32827110
Title Associations Between Primary Care Provider Shortage Areas and County-Level COVID-19 Infection and Mortality Rates in the USA
Author(s) nameKu BS, Druss BG.
Journal J Gen Intern Med
Impact factor2.39
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Nov
Mortality rate for Italian population in a simulation reduced by 54% when 55+ age groups were separated from other age groups (State 3 model), whereas 99% reduction in mortality was observed when the all the interactions between the different age groups were eliminated (State 5 model).
PMID 33171068
Title Age separation dramatically reduces COVID-19 mortality rate in a computational model of a large population.
Author(s) nameMizrahi L, Shekhidem HA, Stern S.
Journal Open Biol
Impact factor
Citation count1
Date of publishing2020 Nov
Mortality rate was higher among men and in correlation to low socioeconomic status and place of residence. Rate of susceptibility to deaths in older individuals (>66 years) was higher as well.
PMID 33037218
Title A population-based cohort study of socio-demographic risk factors for COVID-19 deaths in Sweden
Author(s) nameDrefahl S, Wallace M, Mussino E, Aradhya S, Kolk M, Brandén M, Malmberg B, Andersson G.
Journal Nat Commun
Impact factor11.8
Citation count4
Date of publishing2020 Oct 9
Overall Crude Case Fatality Rate (CFR) in the study was 2.88% and adjusted CFR was 3.88%. Increase in COVID-19 cases per million, prevalence of Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension with Diabetes and Cancer by 10%, causes proportional increase in aCFR by 9%, 4%, 6% and 10%, respectively.
PMID 33175707
Title Demystifying the varying case fatality rates (CFR) of COVID-19 in India: Lessons learned and future directions
Author(s) nameAsirvatham ES, Lakshmanan J, Sarman CJ, Joy M.
Journal J Infect Dev Ctries
Impact factor1.26
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Oct 31
Mortality rate in Iceland was 3 deaths per 100,000 nationwide.
PMID 32871063
Title Humoral Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 in Iceland
Author(s) nameGudbjartsson DF, Norddahl GL, Melsted P, Gunnarsdottir K, Holm H, Eythorsson E, Arnthorsson AO, Helgason D, Bjarnadottir K, Ingvarsson RF, Thorsteinsdottir B, Kristjansdottir S, Birgisdottir K, Kristinsdottir AM, Sigurdsson MI, Arnadottir GA, Ivarsdottir EV, Andresdottir M, Jonsson F, Agustsdottir AB, Berglund J, Eiriksdottir B, Fridriksdottir R, Gardarsdottir EE, Gottfredsson M, Gretarsdottir OS, Gudmundsdottir S, Gudmundsson KR, Gunnarsdottir TR, Gylfason A, Helgason A, Jensson BO, Jonasdottir A, Jonsson H, Kristjansson T, Kristinsson KG, Magnusdottir DN, Magnusson OT, Olafsdottir LB, Rognvaldsson S, le Roux L, Sigmundsdottir G, Sigurdsson A, Sveinbjornsson G, Sveinsdottir KE, Sveinsdottir M, Thorarensen EA, Thorbjornsson B, Thordardottir M, Saemundsdottir J, Kristjansson SH, Josefsdottir KS, Masson G, Georgsson G, Kristjansson M, Moller A, Palsson R, Gudnason T, Thorsteinsdottir U, Jonsdottir I, Sulem P, Stefansson K.
Journal N Engl J Med
Impact factor37.91
Citation count80
Date of publishing2020 Oct 29
Infection fatality rate of elderly retired blood donors with reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Danish Capital Region, Zealand Region, Central Denmark Region was 6.1%, 4%, 4.7%, respectively. In comparison, Active blood donors with reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Danish Capital Region, Zealand Region and Central Denmark Region was 0.09%, 0.12%, 0.09%, respectively.
PMID 33103182
Title SARS-CoV-2 infection fatality rate among elderly retired Danish blood donors- A cross-sectional study
Author(s) namePedersen OB, Nissen J, Dinh KM, Schwinn M, Kaspersen KA, Boldsen JK, Didriksen M, Dowsett J, Sørensen E, Thørner LW, Larsen MAH, Grum-Schwensen B, Sækmose S, Paulsen IW, Frisk NLS, Brodersen T, Vestergaard LS, Rostgaard K, Mølbak K, Skov RL, Erikstrup C, Ullum H, Hjalgrim H.
Journal Clin Infect Dis
Impact factor7.71
Citation count4
Date of publishing2020 Oct 26
Overall mortality rate and cumulative incidence of COVID-19 patients in Hong Kong was 0.5 and 135.5 per 1,000,000 population. Also, incidence rate of second wave (126.4 per 1,000,000 population) was 10.6 times higher than the first first wave (11.9 per 1,000,000 population).
PMID 33028700
Title Stringent containment measures without complete city lockdown to achieve low incidence and mortality across two waves of COVID-19 in Hong Kong
Author(s) nameWong MCS, Ng RWY, Chong KC, Lai CKC, Huang J, Chen Z, Boon SS, Chan PKS.
Journal BMJ Glob Health
Impact factor<3years
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Oct
Mortality rate of 0.19 per 1,000,000 was reported, with a case fatality rate of 2.22% (3 deaths out of 135 COVID-19 cases) .
PMID 32234107
Title Epidemiologic Features of 135 Patients With Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Tianjin, China
Author(s) nameCao C, Li Y, Liu S, Fan H, Hao L.
Journal Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Impact factor0.94
Citation count3
Date of publishing2020 Oct
Mortality rate of 8.3% was reported with highest mortality in male COVID-19 patients with 5%, age groups of 60-69 years, 70-79 years, 80-89 years around 2% and patients living in low SDI regions with 3.3%.
PMID 33027349
Title Risk factors associated with delay in diagnosis and mortality in patients with COVID-19 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Author(s) nameCobre AF, Böger B, Fachi MM, Vilhena RO, Domingos EL, Tonin FS, Pontarolo R.
Journal Cien Saude Colet
Impact factor0.9
Citation count1
Date of publishing2020 Oct
Case fatality rate of 3.74% was reported with 82.66% individuals having mild pneumonia or uncomplicated illness out of 1015 cases.
PMID 32255183
Title Lockdown contained the spread of 2019 novel coronavirus disease in Huangshi city, China: Early epidemiological findings
Author(s) nameJi T, Chen HL, Xu J, Wu LN, Li JJ, Chen K, Qin G.
Journal Clin Infect Dis
Impact factor7.71
Citation count13
Date of publishing2020 Sep 12
Mortality rate of 50% in COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU was reported with their deaths associated with older age, male gender, obesity and cardiovascular disease as risk factors.
PMID 33015815
Title Italian SARS-CoV-2 patients in intensive care: towards an identikit for subjects at risk?
Author(s) nameBaronio M, Freni-Sterrantino A, Pinelli M, Natalini G, Tonini G, Marri M, Baglivo M, Sabatini T, Maltese PE, Chiurazzi P, Michelini S, Morreale G, Ascione A, Notaro P, Bertelli M.
Journal Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Impact factor2.51
Citation count1
Date of publishing2020 Sep
In a Latin America village, 3/4 of the overall mortality rate was due to SARS-CoV-2 confirmed/suspect cases in Jan-June, 2020.
PMID 32781165
Title SARS-CoV-2-related mortality in a rural Latin American population
Author(s) nameDel Brutto OH, Costa AF, Mera RM, Recalde BY, Bustos JA, García HH.
Journal Int J Infect Dis
Impact factor3.42
Citation count3
Date of publishing2020 Aug 8:S1201-9712(20)30630-5
Mortality rate due to COVID-19 was 61.06 per million and Prevalence of 2384 per million was observed in the Turkish population. Positive significant correlation was observed between prevalence (per million) and mortality rates (per million) and GT genotype at rs7041 locus of DBP among all populations.
PMID 32770768
Title The role of DBP gene polymorphisms in the prevalence of new coronavirus disease 2019 infection and mortality rate
Author(s) nameKarcioglu Batur L, Hekim N.
Journal J Med Virol
Impact factor2.07
Citation count3
Date of publishing2020 Aug 8
Patients treated with only hydroxychloroquine showed 13.5% mortality.
PMID 32623082
Title Treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and combination in patients hospitalized with COVID-19
Author(s) nameArshad S, Kilgore P, Chaudhry ZS, Jacobsen G, Wang DD, Huitsing K, Brar I, Alangaden GJ, Ramesh MS, McKinnon JE, O'Neill W, Zervos M; Henry Ford COVID-19 Task Force.
Journal Int J Infect Dis
Impact factor3.42
Citation count111
Date of publishing2020 Aug
Patients treated with neither hydroxychloroquine nor azithromycin showed 26.4% mortality.
PMID 32623082
Title Treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and combination in patients hospitalized with COVID-19
Author(s) nameArshad S, Kilgore P, Chaudhry ZS, Jacobsen G, Wang DD, Huitsing K, Brar I, Alangaden GJ, Ramesh MS, McKinnon JE, O'Neill W, Zervos M; Henry Ford COVID-19 Task Force.
Journal Int J Infect Dis
Impact factor3.42
Citation count111
Date of publishing2020 Aug
Patients treated with hydroxychloroquine & azithromycin showed 20.1% mortality.
PMID 32623082
Title Treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and combination in patients hospitalized with COVID-19
Author(s) nameArshad S, Kilgore P, Chaudhry ZS, Jacobsen G, Wang DD, Huitsing K, Brar I, Alangaden GJ, Ramesh MS, McKinnon JE, O'Neill W, Zervos M; Henry Ford COVID-19 Task Force.
Journal Int J Infect Dis
Impact factor3.42
Citation count111
Date of publishing2020 Aug
Patients treated with only azithromycin showed 22.4% mortality.
PMID 32623082
Title Treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and combination in patients hospitalized with COVID-19
Author(s) nameArshad S, Kilgore P, Chaudhry ZS, Jacobsen G, Wang DD, Huitsing K, Brar I, Alangaden GJ, Ramesh MS, McKinnon JE, O'Neill W, Zervos M; Henry Ford COVID-19 Task Force.
Journal Int J Infect Dis
Impact factor3.42
Citation count111
Date of publishing2020 Aug
Out of 24.8% of patients who underwent elective surgery, 30-day mortality rate was 19% and 7-day mortality rate was 2.5%. Individuals with preoperative SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis had 9% mortality rate and those with postoperative diagnosis had 20.4% mortality rate.
PMID 32479829
Title Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study
Author(s) nameCOVIDSurg Collaborative.
Journal Lancet
Impact factor43.38
Citation count233
Date of publishing2020 Jul 4