COVID-19 Blamed for Large Increase in US Deaths

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The number of deaths in the U. S. grew sharply from January twenty twenty two February of this year due mostly to the corona virus pandemic new government data quantifies the increase in deaths in the US over a thirteen month span ending February twenty seventh of this year it shows the country saw about six hundred thousand more deaths than usual with Kobe nineteen being the major cause of the increase while covert related deaths were about seventy five percent of the total the CDC also noted a record high spike in overdose deaths as well eighty seven thousand deaths reported over a twelve month period ending in September of last year that's a twenty nine percent increase in overdoses compared to the prior year I'm Jackie Quinn

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