So what’s most prevalent underlying condition in coronavirus deaths? Louisiana data provides some clues
Published 4:47 pm Friday, March 27, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health on Friday provided some interesting insights into the underlying health conditions of the 119 people who have died from COVID-19 coronavirus in the state.
The No. 1 underlying condition was diabetes.
Of the Louisiana deaths, 41 percent of those patients had diabetes, Louisiana Health Department officials report.
Kidney disease was the second-highest underlying factor.
Here’s a chart showing the data (note some patients may have had more than one condition).