August 30, 2020 / by Dave Bondy, Mid-Michigan NOW
ATLANTA, Ga. (NBC25/WKRC) – 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.
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.