This report aims to quantify the effect of comorbidities on the risk of death in confirmed COVID-19 cases. Specifically, its objectives are: 1) to identify comorbidities associated with the risk of death; 2) to evaluate the impact of the number of comorbidities on the risk of death according to living environment and age. In a secondary analysis, we looked at the impact of comorbidities on the risk of hospitalization.
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May-19-21Impact of comorbidities on the risk of death and hospitalization among confirmed cases of COVID-19 during the first months of the pandemic in Québec
The purpose of this document is to present the current knowledge on cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in indoor and outdoor environments, specifically in residential settings and public spaces and excluding healthcare facilities and other healthcare settings, as well as on health issues related to cleaners and disinfectants and the suggested “quarantining” of objects. The information summarized in this document is based on a non-comprehensive review of the grey and scientific literature. The sections in yellow are significant updates made on the indicated date, based on literature published between August 1 and November 30, 2020. Complete information on the methodology used to create this document is presented in Appendix 1.