Worldometer, Feb 13 2021: in the U.S., there have been over 28 million cases and getting close to half a million deaths. Yesterday, the following new deaths were reported in the ten countries with the biggest number of total cases: 2,908 in the U.S., 1,204 in Brazil, 758 in the UK, 553 in Russia, 530 in Spain, 523 in Germany, 429 in France, 316 in Italy,104 in India and 97 in Turkey.
Worldometer, Feb 18: Over half a million Covid deaths in the U.S., 2,542 new deaths yesterday. Close to a quarter million Covid deaths in Brazil, 1,195 new deaths yesterday. Over 150 thousand Covid deaths in India; 89 new deaths yesterday. Almost 120 thousand Covid deaths in the U.K., 738 new deaths yesterday.
USA Today, The U.S. lost a whole year of life expectancy- and for Black people, it’s nearly 3 times worse, Feb 17: “A study published Thursday found life expectancy in the United States dropped to its lowest level in 15 years, and even lower for Black Americans and Latinos, during the first half of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Data through June 2020 shows life expectancy at birth for the total U.S. population fell from 2019 by a year to 77.8 years… Life expectancy for Black populations declined the mostfrom 2019 – by 2.7 years, to 72 years.. Latinos experienced the second-biggest decline, falling 1.9 years since 2019 to a life expectancy of 79.9 years…
“Black Americans are hospitalized with COVID-19 at 2.9 times the rate of white Americans and die at 1.9 times the rate, according to CDC data. Latinos are hospitalized at more than three times the rate and die more than twice the rate of white Americans…
“Health experts fear U.S. life expectancy in 2020 as a whole will be worse than the half-year numbers becausethey do not account for the fall and winter surges that led to record COVID-19 deaths…”
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