Table 2

Demographic and clinical characteristics on admission

Admitted due to COVID-19-related causes (n=69)Admitted for other causes (n=48)Non-admitted patients (n=183)
Age, years, n (%)
 <130 (43.5)7 (14.6)36 (19.7)
 1–514 (20.3)12 (25)57 (31.1)
 6–1010 (14.5)10 (20.8)33 (18)
 ≥1115 (21.7)19 (39.6)57 (31.1)
Sex, n (%)
 Male37 (53.6)29 (60.4)92 (50.3)
 Female321991
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Yes33 (47.8)1427
 No36 (52.2)34 (70.8)156 (85.2)
Symptoms at presentation, n (%)
 Fever49 (71.0)12106 (57.9)
 Cough38 (55.1)770 (38.3)
 Rhinorrhoea23 (33.3)445 (24.6)
 Odynophagia7 (10.1)631
 Headache9 (13.0)327
 Myalgia3 (4.4)118
 Diarrhoea/abdominal pain21 (30.4)433
 Nausea/vomiting17 (24.6)525
 Asthenia17 (24.6)014
 Anosmia3 (4.4)07
 Ageusia2 (2.9)05
 Thoracalgia7 (10.1)05
 Seizures1 (1.5)00
 Anorexia16 (23.2)113
 Dyspnoea20 (29.0)07
 Skin lesions6 (8.7)011
 Tachycardia20 (29.0)00
 Tachypnoea23 (33.3)00
 Hypoxaemia18 (26.1)00