Iran J Med Sci 2022 May;47(3):219-226
Communicable Disease Control Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Background: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has entered our lives with the fear of outbreak, death, and recurrence. Our objective in this study is to evaluate the epidemiological features of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection and death in Fars province, Iran.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from February 18 to September 30, 2020, where age, history of underlying diseases, sex, community-wide quarantine, nationality, close contact, pregnancy, medical staff job, traveling , and residency were compared between alive and deceased groups. Read More