“Virus particles have been observed in the myocardium and vascular endothelium in patients with COVID-19 and cardiogenic shock.”

“In those without pre-existing cardiac disease (n = 901), the echocardiogram was abnormal in 46%, and 13% had severe disease.”

M.R.Dweck, et al

Global evaluation of echocardiography in patients with COVID-19European

Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging — June 18, 2020