Which patients are most at risk of long-term coronavirus?

One in 20 of those who test positive for the infection have ongoing symptoms, UK study finds

Women aged 50-60 are most likely to experience 'long COVID-19' along with those who had five or more symptoms in the early days of their illness, a UK analysis shows.

Being older, female and having more severe disease raised the risk of developing long-term coronavirus, or those patients displaying symptoms for eight weeks or more, according to the study that has not been peer-reviewed.

UK researchers used data from 4182 COVID Symptom Study app users who tested positive for COVID-19, to determine which cases are