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For 6% of the deaths, COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned.

Only 6% of the deaths show that COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned – others had additional causes of death.

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.

CDC

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