Media: US to set new death record in 2020
In the United States in 2020, the number of deaths, including deaths due to coronavirus, will exceed three million, which will be a record in the entire history of the country. Writes about this Associated Press.
As the newspaper notes, 2.8 million people died in 2019, which is 15%, or 400 thousand, below the expected level in 2020.
If the forecast comes true, then the increase in deaths will be the largest since 1918, when the number of deaths increased by 46% due to the First World War.
The United States is in first place in the world in the spread of coronavirus: 18 million were infected, 320 thousand people died.