Ambulances 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

Ambulances 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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