COVID-19 Provisional Counts – Weekly Updates by Select Demographic and Geographic Characteristics

(Cause of death listed as Covid-19 only – 6%

Cause of death Covid-19 and contributing causes – 94%

Means that for 94% of deaths reported were based on fact that Covid-19 combined with other conditions caused deaths. Got Covid-19, weakened system could not fight off and you got pneumonia as a result and died. If you had not contracted Covid-19, you would not have gotten pneumonia.)

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. The number of deaths with each condition or cause is shown for all deaths and by age groups. \

Source: COVID-19 Provisional Counts – Weekly Updates by Select Demographic and Geographic Characteristics