the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, the Centers for Disease Control released information showing how many people who died from COVID-19 had underlying medical conditions that attributed to their death.
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.
ccording to the CDC 9683 died in the United States with only having COVID-19 listed on their death certificate.
The CDC said:
Table 3 shows the types of health conditions and contributing causes mentioned in conjunction with deaths involving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). For 6% of the deaths, COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned. For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per death.
The following are the top underlying medical conditions linked with COVID-19 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