Characteristics of COVID-19 Inpatients at the Muhammadiyah University General Hospital of Malang: A Case Study


Cases of COVID-19 at hospitals increased over the course of the pandemic, including at the Muhammadiyah University General Hospital of Malang. The hospital was established in 2013, and despite being relatively new, it has played an active role in handling the pandemic by being a COVID-19 referral hospital for the Greater Malang area. This study aimed to describe the characteristics of COVID-19 inpatients at this hospital during the pandemic. The data were taken from medical records and were analyzed descriptively. From March 2020 to July 2021, there were 1762 COVID-19 inpatients at this hospital. Cases spiked in December 2020 and July 2021. Many patients resided in Malang City (39%) and most were male (51%). Patients aged 51-60 years old had the highest percentage of visits (27%). 9.1% of cases died, and the highest rates of death were in patients aged 50-60 years old and those with comorbidities.

Keywords: characteristic inpatient, referral hospital COVID-19, University of Muhammadiyah Malang

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