CDC predicts decrease in COVID-19 deaths

Oct. 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that the number of newly reported COVID-19 deaths will likely decrease over the next 4 weeks, with 5,300 to 18,500 new deaths likely reported in the week ending October 23, 2021.

Overall, the agency predicts that a total of between 724,000 to 753,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported by this date.

According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, 697,870 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States as of October 1.

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