The new titles of the emergency codes are (note that the previous title of U07.1 has changed twice):
The Iris Institute developed the following causal relations, taking into account that:
The tables have been prepared by the Iris Core Group on the basis of the current knowledge and they could change following international advice. Iris preserves the codes of COVID-19 (U07.1 and U07.2) in the multiple cause string, so the multiple cause data can be used for the count of certificates mentioning COVID-19.
More over users can check the cases where COVID-19, although mentioned, is not selected as UCOD. There is also the possibility to implement a reject for these cases via the "Dictionary" and/or the "NonConsistentIcdCodes" (NCIC) table.
For more information about the novel corona disease, please visit the WHO website:
You will find the updates for the decision tables here: