Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP
Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP

US deaths about 300,000 higher since coronavirus pandemic began

  • The CDC has been tracking how many deaths have been reported in 2020 and comparing them with other years
  • Usually, between February and September, about 1.9 million deaths are reported. This year, it’s closer to 2.2 million

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP
Health workers move the body of a dead patient at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. File photo: AFP
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