New CDC data shows 94% of people who died with COVID-19 had underlying health conditions

Published: Aug. 30, 2020 at 7:39 PM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - New data released by the CDC shows 94% of Americans who have died with coronavirus also had other underlying health conditions. The report shows that COVID-19 was the only cause of death listed in 6% of deaths.

On average, those who died with other underlying conditions had 2.6 additional conditions of causes of death. Those underlying conditions include respiratory diseases, influenza, pneumonia, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, dementia and more.

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