69% of coronavirus patients in New York City have underlying health conditions, data from NYC Health says
Coronavirus poses greatest risk for diabetes, lung and heart disease patients. According to new data released this morning from the NYC Health, 69 percent of coronavirus patients in the city have underlying illnesses that include: diabetes, lung disease, cancer, immunodeficiecy, heart disease, hypertension, asthma, kidney disease, and GI/liver disease.
The data reflect events and activities as of April 1, 2020 at 9:30 AM. All data in this report are preliminary and subject to change as cases continue to be investigated. These data include cases in NYC residents and foreign residents treated in NYC facilities.