Observed to Expected Excess Mortality for the United States, Updated December 19, 2020

Here is this week’s refresh of the excess mortality count from the CDC (last updated December 16). The federal agency identified over 367,000 excess deaths across the country since the start of this year (about 21 thousand more than last week’s estimate). The overall excess mortality rate rose from 11.6% last week to 12.0% this week.

Observed to Expected Mortality for the United States, December 16, 2020

Data from CDC’s National Center of Health Statistics, updated December 16, 2020