"99 per cent of coronavirus deaths in Italy are patients with existing medical problems, a study by the country's health service has found.
Research into 355 deaths found that only three of the victims, 0.8 per cent, had been clear of illnesses before they were infected.
Nearly half of them - 48.5 per cent - already had three or even more health conditions before they were diagnosed with Covid-19.
Another 25.6 per cent had two other 'pathologies', while 25.1 per cent had one."
This chart shows how most Italian coronavirus victims had pre-existing health conditions, with almost half of them suffering from three or even more illnesses before they were infected
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