Table 1

2018 study population

CriterionCohort
Swiss 2018Swiss COVID-19
Total8 484 130334 271*
Alive 23 February8 472 995
SARS-CoV-2 positive after 23 February30 460
Sex known30 437
35–95 years old5 102 30023 288
Not in hospital20 769
Study population5 102 30020 769
Deaths14 054894
  • Swiss 2018 population cohort (as of 1 January 2018) and Swiss COVID-19 cohort (SARS-CoV-2 positive cases in a total of 334 271 tests performed in Switzerland between 24 February 2020 and 14 May 2020). The table contains the number of persons meeting the inclusion criteria. study population refers to the number of observations in the two cohorts analysed.

  • *The total number of tests includes multiple counts of persons tested more than once.