Table 4

Timeline of socioclinical variables among confirmed COVID-19 cases

Time variableFirst waveSecond wave
Total cases with data (N)Median number (IQR) of daysTotal cases with data (N)Median number (IQR) of days
Time from symptom onset to sample collection for diagnosis*19 1112 (0–5)16 6761 (0–3)
Time to health facility visit*72751 (0–5)27800 (0–3)
Duration in isolation457014 (13–14)53914 (13–15)
Duration of hospital admission491715 (10–21)669<1
Total laboratory turnaround time61 3630 (0–0)87 984<1
  • *Only symptomatic cases.