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The US death toll from COVID-19 could be nearly 400,000 in February next year
The US death toll from COVID-19 could be nearly 400,000 in February next year

The US death toll from COVID-19 could be nearly 400,000 in February next year

The latest prediction results of the new coronavirus epidemic model released by the Institute of Health Statistics and Evaluation of the University of Washington in the United States show that according to the current development trend of the epidemic, by February 1, 2021, the cumulative number of new coronavirus deaths in the United States may be nearly 400,000.

The latest model predicts that the number of new deaths in a single day in the United States may exceed 2,200 in mid-January next year. By February 1 next year, the cumulative number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the United States will reach 394,693.

Forecasts show that if prevention and control measures are relaxed, the cumulative deaths in the United States will exceed 500,000 by then. However, if 95% of the public can insist on wearing masks, the cumulative deaths will be approximately 315,000 by then.

Recently, the number of newly confirmed cases in the United States has continued to increase in a single day. According to data from the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 50,000 new confirmed cases in a single day in the United States during the week of October 5 to 11, including nearly 60,000 new cases on October 9. Since October 3rd, the average daily number of new confirmed cases in the United States has exceeded 40,000.

According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of the evening of the 12th Eastern Time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 7.8 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 214,000.

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