Death toll from COVID-19 In California, it could be significantly higher than today’s numbers. With thousands more deaths from the disease hidden behind other causes. New research shows that these additional deaths are concentrated in certain parts of the state in particular.
Researchers from Boston University and the University of Pennsylvania calculated the number of deaths occurring in every U.S. district in 2020 and compared it to the estimated number of deaths in that county in the non-epidemic year. They used historical mortality data from 2011 to 2019 to estimate the estimated number of deaths for 2020. are “Excessive number of deaths”