Among people hospitalized for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the prevalence of obesity was about 113% higher than among COVID-19 positive people who were not hospitalized, according to a meta-analysis of recent studies about COVID-19 outcomes. People with COVID-19 admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) were 74% more likely to be obese than people hospitalized with COVID-19 who were not admitted to an ICU. COVID-19 mortality rates among people with obesity were 48% higher than COVID-19 mortality rates among non-obese people with COVID-19. Among people who tested positive for COVID . . .