Comorbidities have been common factors in more than 70 per cent COVID-19 deaths that India has seen so far.
During a briefing Joint Secretary(Health) Lav Agarwal stated that comorbidity like diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney and heart-related issues was found in 78 per cent of the coronavirus deaths. He also added that both old age and co-morbidities were found as risk factors with COVID-19 patients.
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