Observed to Expected Excess Mortality for the United States, Updated December 13, 2020

Here is this week’s refresh of the excess mortality count from the CDC (last updated December 9). The federal agency identified over 346,000 excess deaths across the country since the start of this year (about eleven thousand more than last week’s estimate). The overall excess mortality rate rose slightly from 11.5% last week to 11.6% this week.

Observed to Expected Mortality for the United States, December 9, 2020

Data from CDC’s National Center of Health Statistics, updated December 9, 2020