Ambulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: ReutersAmbulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Ambulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

US coronavirus deaths may be lower than feared, new data suggests

  • Experts at University of Washington estimate around 60,000 fatalities by August 4, lower than White House projections of 100,000 to 240,000
  • New figure takes into account effects of social distancing in Italy, New York and California
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ambulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: ReutersAmbulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Ambulances are seen outside an emergency field hospital in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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