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Volume 26, Number 10—October 2020

Clinical Course of Asymptomatic and Mildly Symptomatic Patients with Coronavirus Disease Admitted to Community Treatment Centers, South Korea

Yong-Hoon Lee1, Chae Moon Hong1, Dae Hyun Kim, Taek Hoo Lee, and Jaetae LeeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, South Korea (Y.H. Lee, C.M. Hong, T.H. Lee, J. Lee); Kyungpook National University, Daegu (Y.H. Lee, T.H. Lee, J. Lee); Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu (D.H. Kim)

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Table 2

Characteristics of 19 patients with coronavirus disease transferred from isolation in community treatment centers to hospitals, South Korea*

Age, y/sex No. days from diagnosis to CTC admission No. days in CTC Underlying conditions Reason for transfer
13/F 7 3 None Severe anxiety
12/F 8 4 Allergic rhinitis Severe anxiety
53/F 2 2 None Severe cough, abnormality on chest radiograph, oxygen saturation 94%
42/F 5 18 None Severe cough and sputum
64/F 3 3 None Severe headache and chest discomfort
53/F 3 3 None Severe cough, sputum, GGOs on chest radiograph
59/F 2 5 Claustrophobia Severe cough, sputum, poor oral intake
70/F 8 22 Hypertension Persistent fever (38.5°C) after medication
86/F 5 9 Hypertension Old age, abnormality on chest radiograph
23/F 6 14 Pregnancy Pregnancy
69/M 6 3 Dyslipidemia, arrhythmia, Parkinson’s disease Dyspnea, underlying conditions
67/F 3 3 Cerebral aneurysm, postoperative state Dyspnea, abnormality on chest radiograph
51/M 4 2 Hypertension, hepatitis B, hepatocellular carcinoma, post-operative state Oxygen saturation 82%
66/M 3 15 None Severe anxiety
57/M 4 3 None Oxygen saturation 88%, tachycardia
47/F 11 3 None Dyspnea
49/F 4 7 Meniere’s disease, claustrophobia Severe anxiety
60/M 11 23 None Dyspnea
Old age, abnormality on chest radiograph
*CTC, community treatment center; GGOs, ground glass opacities.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

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