More than 450,000 people in USA have died from COVID-19 so far in 2021, according to the news service, which adds that the total number of Americans who have died from the disease accounts for 57% since the pandemic began.
The 2021 death toll in the US surpassed the 2020 total in November. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in 2020 is 385,343.
The US also ranks worst in terms of deaths per capita from COVID-19 when compared with other G7 countries between January 1 and November 30, according to the Reuters analysis. by Reuters.
Data shows that the United States accounts for 14% of all reported COVID-19 deaths and 19% of cases worldwide. The country is expected to pass 50 million cases soon.
The data also shows that the US has some of the highest deaths per capita when compared to wealthy nations. access to vaccines, Reuters said. The death rate in this country is 3 times higher than Canada and 11 times higher than Japan.
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