The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new data this week connected to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
According to the report, only 6 percent of deaths have COVID-19 as the only cause mentioned, revealing that 94 percent of patients who died from coronavirus also had underlying health conditions.
The CDC listed a number of ‘top’ underlying medical conditions connected to fatalities within the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The numbers are based on death certificates, which the CDC contends are most-reliable. Provisional data is being drawn up, according to officials.
Here are the preexisting conditions that the CDC says were most-connected to COVID deaths:
- Influenza and pneumonia
- Respiratory failure
- Hypertensive disease
- Vascular and unspecified dementia
- Cardiac arrest
- Heart failure
- Renal failure
- Intentional and unintentional injury, poisoning and other adverse events
- Other medical conditions
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