Characteristics and Outcomes of 21 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 in Washington State

JAMA. 2020 Mar 19;323(16):1612-1614. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.4326. Online ahead of print.


This case series describes the clinical presentation, characteristics, and outcomes of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted to the intensive care unit at a public hospital in Washington State in February 2020, including initial reports of cardiomyopathy in one-third of the patients.