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Hospital Statistics 2020
Annual publication of hospital statistics.The presented information concerns on the one hand the administrative management of establishments (accounting, personnel, services and structure) and on the other, data on patients and the treatment they received. Data are collected on in and outpatient care.
In 2020, the number of people receiving inpatient care in Swiss hospitals and birthing centres fell for the first time since 2011, with a decline of 5.8% compared with the previous year. The share of hospital stays with a COVID-19 diagnosis was 2.9%, in terms of the number of days of care this share accounted for 4.2%. In intensive care, COVID-19 was associated with a fatal outcome in one in four cases.
|Published by||Federal Statistical Office|