Men are more vulnerable to COVID-19

Doctor with antiseptic. Coronavirus theme.

As per the health ministry data in India, amongst the total COVID-19, 76% are male and 24% are females. The male: female infection ratio is 3:1. However, amongst the total deaths related to COVID-19 in India, 73% of them are male and 27% are females. This data is somewhat appearing to be in line with global trends. Worldwide, there are some countries where a higher number of COVID-19 cases are reported in women and for some countries, it is higher in men. However, the death rate in men is higher amongst all countries. This analysis suggests that men may be more vulnerable to COVID-19 then women.