People with learning disabilities are up to 30 TIMES more likely to die from Covid-19 – Daily Mail

Death rates from coronavirus for those with disabilities were six times higher than in the general population (shown in the graph above)

 
People with learning disabilities are up to 30 times more likely to die of coronavirus, according to a report by Public Health England.

Experts said those aged 18-34 had a Covid fatality rate of 36.3 deaths per 100,000 people, compared to 1.2 per 100,000 in the general population.

They concluded people with disabilities were up to six times more likely to die if they caught Covid-19, but that this varied substantially between age groups.

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