Covid-19 is a highly infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus and in some patients may affect the lungs progressing to pneumonia, multi-organ failure, and death. People of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from Covid19.
Using data from the Labour Force Survey in which respondents self-report health conditions, we can estimate the percentage of individuals who are at greater risk of being severely affected by Covid-19. We consider the health conditions such as diabetes, blood pressure, heart conditions, breathing, and chest or circulation problems
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