Clarification of Mortality Rate and Data in Abstract, Results, and Table 2

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In the Original Investigation titled “Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among 5700 Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 in the New York City Area” published online April 22, 2020, in JAMA, clarification and correction of data were required. In the Abstract, Results paragraph, the sentence reporting mortality for patients receiving mechanical ventilation should read, “As of April 4, 2020, for patients requiring mechanical ventilation (n = 1151, 20.2%), 38 (3.3%) were discharged alive, 282 (24.5%) died, and 831 (72.2%) remained in hospital.” This same sentence was added to the second paragraph of the Results section in the text. In the first paragraph

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