An in depth study on patients admitted to hospital and later deceased with the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection revealed that the majority of cases showed one or more comorbidities. As the chart shows, hypertension was the most common pre-existing health condition, detected in 70 percent of patients who died after contracting the virus. Type 2-diabetes, chronic renal failure, and ischemic hearth disease were also among the most common comorbidities in COVID-19 patients who lost their lives.
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