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Menges Group 5 Slide Series Edition: Comparison of International COVID Death Rates and State Progression of Key Metrics Each Week of July

Today’s edition of our 5 Slide Series is attached and frames how the USA’s COVID death rate compares with other highly developed countries (our death rate is 78% higher).  We also portray each state’s weekly progression of COVID tests, cases, and deaths through the month of July.  July has been a disappointing “step backwards” month in the USA overall and especially so in many states.  Nationwide, we experienced nearly twice as many COVID deaths this past week as occurred during the first week of July.  

 

Comparisons of COVID Death Rates Across Countries and States, July 31 2020