Why Is There Not a Spike in Deaths?
Here’s how to read and understand the latest data on Covid-19’s toll
What you should know about the coronavirus death rate. There’s been a lot of interest in the reasons why, in certain areas, cases of Covid-19 appear to be on the rise while deaths are on the decline. There are a couple of reasons for this including the fact that there’s usually a one- or two-week lag between a rise in cases and subsequent deaths. But there currently seems to be more of a disconnect. Here are three stories to better understand the issue.
Covid-19 Case Counts Have Been Spiking for Weeks. Why Aren’t Deaths?
Experts say a handful of variables explain the apparent disconnect between cases and deaths
The Anticlimactic Ending to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Covid-19 in the US is a raging forest fire. What will rise from the ashes?