Death rates 2019 vs Death rates 2020 per week

Death rates in the United States have been going down, not up, since the beginning of the year. If you pay attention to the news, you might assume that record numbers of people are dying. The opposite is true. Not only has overall mortality for the United States been going steadily downward since January, but mortality has been substantially lower this year than last year. These are weekly mortality statistics for the United States from the Centers for Disease Control:

Death rates in the United States have been going down, not up, since the beginning of the year. If you pay attention to the news, you might assume that record numbers of people are dying. The opposite is true. Not only has overall mortality for the United States been going steadily downward since January, but mortality has been substantially lower this year than last year. These are weekly mortality statistics for the United States from the Centers for Disease Control:

Week                   Number of Deaths 2019           Number of Deaths 2020

1                                  58,291                                           59,087
2                                  58,351                                           59,151
3                                  58,194                                           57,616
4                                  57,837                                           57,000
5                                  58,128                                           56,426
6                                  58,492                                           56,962
7                                  57,917                                           55,981
8                                  57,858                                           55,494
9                                  57,920                                           54,834
10                                  58,490                                           54,157
11                                  57,872                                           52,198
12                                  57,087                                           51,602
13                                  56,672                                           52,285
14                                  56,595                                           49,292
15                                  55,477                                           47,574
TOTAL                             865,181                                         819,659

We are told that 37,308 people have died this year from COVID-19 through April 18, yet actually 45,522 fewer people have died this year than last year during the same period of time.

https://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Choosing-Life.pdf

 

We are told that 37,308 people have died this year from COVID-19 through April 18, yet actually 45,522 fewer people have died this year than last year during the same period of time.

https://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Choosing-Life.pdf

2 thoughts on “Death rates 2019 vs Death rates 2020 per week

  1. Jim Thompson

    The numbers on death rates 2019 compared to 2020 were very interesting. I have searched CDC extensively and can not locate the numbers. Please provide me with the location within the CDC website. This is very important information you are providing. I would like to spread the message with ample documentation. Thanks

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