1.8 million older Australians have a comorbidity condition putting them at a higher risk from COVID-19

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 29-Apr-20

Latest Roy Morgan data shows more than 1.8 million Australians aged 70+ (65%) have an existing serious health issue such as high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, an irregular heartbeat or heart disease. The New York Department of Health mortality statistics shows those with one of these serious health conditions have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 coronavirus if they catch it.


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