The two-year COVID-19 death total was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
This number may have recently been propelled by the Omicron variant.
Why is this happening?
Only 64% of the population is vaccinated. That is equal to about 212 million Americans. There is potential for COVID-19 deaths to reach 1 million by April. Read more about it here.
Although the number of cases id falling, people are still dying. There are more than 2,400 per day on average.
Is this happening everywhere?
The United States has the highest reported COVID-19 death toll, compared to any other country.
Experts believe that some of the COVID-19 deaths have been misattributed to other conditions. It is also believed that some Americans died from other chronic illnesses but couldn’t ger proper treatment during the crisis.
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