In U.S., COVID-19 Patients With Certain Underlying Conditions More Likely To End Up In ICU

Patients with certain illnesses were more likely to need intensive care treatment. For instance, among 6,637 cases in the CDC’s data set for which hospitalization status was available, only 202 had chronic renal disease but of those patients, nearly 28% were treated in the ICU.

Note: Based on preliminary statistics summarizing 6,637 cases reported to the CDC with complete information and hospitalization status