How COVID-19 changed the way patients responded to a heart attack

Early death rate for a common form of heart attack jumped after lockdown. Substantial drop in people seeking medical help for a heart attack. Hospitals were able to maintain clinical standards. The death rate for patients who experienced what is normally a lower-risk heart attack in England rose sharply during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of NHS data. In comparison, the death rate for people who had a more severe heart attack fell.