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Table 3 Impact on Spanish public health budget

From: Hospitalization budget impact during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain

Cohort No. of patients Mean cost per patient Budget impact
(€ million)
Conservative scenario
 ER cohort 432,854 €307.47 €133.09
 SARS-CoV-2-negative cohort 159,239 €1709.85 €272.28
 SARS-CoV-2-positive cohort without ICU stay 113,558 €50,131.99 €5692.89
 SARS-CoV-2-positive cohort with ICU stay 11,664 €280,955.81 €3277.07
TOTAL    €9375.32
Worst-case scenario
 ER cohort 451,730 €307.47 €138.89
 SARS-CoV-2-negative cohort 166,183 €1709.85 €284.15
 SARS-CoV-2-positive cohort without ICU stay 115,877 €50,131.99 €5809.14
 SARS-CoV-2-positive cohort with ICU stay 14,806 €280,955.81 €4159.82
TOTAL    €10,391.99