During the year under review, nearly 127,000 cases of coronavirus were diagnosed among residents of the HUS area. We cared for a total of 2,156 coronavirus patients in inpatient care and intensive care.
- Coronavirus year 2021
- Our nationwide responsibilities
- Surgical procedures
- Intensive care
- Outpatient care services
- Digital services development
- Real-time eConsultation
- Access to treatment and waiting lists
- Customer feedback
- Quality and patient safety
During the year under review, nearly 127,000 coronavirus cases were diagnosed in the HUS area. The number of cases began to increase rapidly towards the end of the year with the arrival of the omicron variant. Source: National Infectious Disease Register of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
The number of coronavirus patients in care at any one time peaked in March and at the end of the year. In March, there was a larger percentage of intensive care patients than at the end of the year.
Distribution of coronavirus patients 2021 Patients over 50 years old accounted for 58% of all patients and 71% of intensive care patients.
56% of coronavirus patients in inpatient care were men. 63% of coronavirus patients in intensive care were men.
A total of 2,156 individual coronavirus patients were treated at HUS in 2021. By the end of the year, about 96% of them had been discharged or referred to further treatment.