Almost Half of New York COVID-19 Hospitalizations Not Due to COVID-19

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Nearly half of the patients currently in New York hospitals with COVID-19 are not in the hospital because of COVID-19, the state said Friday.

Forty-three percent of the 11,548 hospitalized patients did not have COVID-19 listed as one of the reasons for admission, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office said.

Hochul, a Democrat who is seeking a full term in office, told a press conference that she wanted to drill down on the hospitalization numbers to see how many patients are actually being treated for COVID-19 versus merely having the disease, which often causes no or mild symptoms.

Some of the patients test positive for COVID-19 “but they’re in there for other reasons,” Hochul said. “Think of all the other reasons people end up at a hospital; it’s an overdose, it’s a car accident, a heart attack.”

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