An up to date difficulty temporary examines COVID-19’s impact on mortality charges, and estimates that in September 2021, COVID-19 was the quantity two on the record of the highest ten main causes of dying within the U.S. As not too long ago as January 2021, COVID was the primary main reason for dying, although COVID rank had briefly dropped to
the eighth main reason for dying in July 2021 earlier than the delta variant, relaxed social distancing and insufficient vaccinations led to a surge in new instances and deaths.
The evaluation additionally estimates that nationally greater than 90,000 deaths from COVID-19 since June might have been prevented with vaccines. Greater than half of these preventable deaths occurred in September.
The evaluation may be discovered on the Peterson-KFF Well being System Tracker, an info hub devoted to monitoring and assessing the efficiency of the U.S. well being system.