A new study has been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the USA, where the most casualties were experienced in the Corona virus outbreak.
CDC’s research revealed that Covid-19 was the 3rd most common cause of death in the USA last year, while deaths in the country increased by 15.9 percent in 2020 with the effect of Covid-19.
While 3 million 358 thousand 814 people died in the USA last year, Covid-19 caused 11.3 percent of this increase.
Following the death rates between 2019 and 2020, CDC officials stated that Covid-19 was documented as the underlying cause of approximately 345,323 deaths in the USA and contributing to 32,000 deaths last year.
THE MOST COMMON CAUSE AFTER HEART AND CANCER
According to the research, casualties due to Covid-19 came after heart diseases that caused 690 thousand 882 casualties and cancer that caused 598 thousand 932 deaths, respectively. Other deaths listed in the study were diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke, kidney disease, and unintentional injuries.
THE HIGHEST DEATH RATE AMONG LATIN AMERICANS
In the study, it was stated that Latin Americans had the highest mortality rate from Covid-19, while it was found that the group with the highest mortality rate after Latin Americans was blacks.
The research, which states that the age range with the lowest deaths due to Covid-19 is children between the ages of 1 and 4 and 5 to 14 years, it was reported that deaths due to Covid-19 are at the highest level among those over the age of 85.
THE MOST DEATH IN APRIL AND DECEMBER
In the study, it was determined that the weeks in which the most deaths were recorded last year were the week ending on April 11, when 78 thousand 917 deaths occurred, and the week ending on December 26, when 80 thousand 656 deaths occurred.
The total number of cases in the USA reached 31 million 144 thousand 465, and the total loss of life reached 564 thousand 845.