People with the following health conditions are clinically vulnerable and at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19:
- Chronic heart diseases
- Chronic kidney diseases
- Chronic liver diseases
- Chronic neurological conditions
- Weak immune system
Apart from such health conditions, people who are aged or elderly (above the age of 65) and people with specific medical conditions are extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. Such people should try to avoid social interactions and keep physical distance from others as much as possible. Also, they should continue to wash their hands on a frequent basis and maintain proper hygiene.