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Deaths of most Covid-19 patients likely caused by non-communicable diseases


Around two-thirds of Covid-19 patients possibly died due to non-communicable diseases and not Covid-19 itself, the Department of Disease Control has said.

Statistics show that patients with high blood pressure have a 2.17 times higher risk of death than other infected persons. Meanwhile, the risk for patients with diabetes is 4.34 times higher.

Deaths of most Covid-19 patients likely caused by non-communicable diseases

Published : June 12, 2021

By : The Nation