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Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:37
CDC Forecasts Up to 218,000 COVID-19 Deaths in US by October 10
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new ensemble forecast published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects up to 218,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States by October 10.

The new national ensemble forecast predicts that 3,000 to 7,100 new COVID-19 deaths will likely be reported during the week ending October 10, and a total of 207,000 to 218,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported by that date, Xinhua reported.

"The state- and territory-level ensemble forecasts predict that over the next 4 weeks, the number of newly reported deaths per week may decrease in 6 jurisdictions," according to the projection posted on the CDC website.

Trends in numbers of future reported deaths are uncertain or predicted to remain stable in the other states and territories, said the projection.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 6.7 million as of Saturday evening, with nearly 200,000 deaths, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

 

 

 

 

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