Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP
Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus on track to kill 1.3 per cent of infected in US, ‘conservative’ study finds

  • American researcher projects US death rate among symptomatic cases to be more than 10 times that of seasonal flu
  • Estimate based on assumption that health services will not be squeezed further

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP
Workers load a casket into a van in Brooklyn in New York City. The US has more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, of whom roughly 80,000 have died. Photo: AFP
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