A health care worker talks with people waiting in line at a newly opened Covid-19 community testing location in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: researchers nearly double US death projection due to easing of lockdowns

  • University of Washington model used by White House predicts 135,000 Americans will die through beginning of August
  • Internal government data also projects surge in fatalities and infections through May, US media reports say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health care worker talks with people waiting in line at a newly opened Covid-19 community testing location in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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