COVID-19 hospitalizations

Hospitalized COVID-19 cases in acute care and intensive care units in San Francisco. 

COVID-19 hospitalizations are an important indicator of the spread and severity of COVID-19 in San Francisco.  

Total hospitalized COVID-19 cases

Hospitalizations include all hospital patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. 

On this dashboard we show COVID-19 patients in acute care and intensive care units. Acute care units treat patients with illnesses and injuries including recovery from surgeries. Intensive care units treat sicker patients in need of critical and life support services.

Data notes and sources

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We collect hospitalization data for COVID-19 patients from San Francisco’s hospital systems. These hospitals are included in this data:  

  • Chinese Community Hospital 

  • Dignity hospitals (Saint Francis & St. Mary’s) 

  • Kaiser Hospital 

  • Sutter (CPMC) hospitals 

  • UCSF hospitals 

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital 

  • Veteran's Affairs (SFVA) Hospital

  • Laguna Honda

  • Kentfield Hospital

Patient totals include San Francisco residents and non-residents. During the pandemic San Francisco hospitals took in some patients from other counties. This was a part of a mutual aid program between counties. 

Historic hospital capacity data is also available.