COVID-19 and Excess All-Cause Mortality in the US and 18 Comparison Countries

The US has experienced more deaths from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than any other country and has one of the highest cumulative per capita death rates.

This Viewpoint compares the COVID-19 per capita overall and excess mortality rates in the US vs that of 18 OECD countries and the timing of any increases in excess mortality between February and September 2020.

Source: COVID-19 and Excess All-Cause Mortality in the US and 18 Comparison Countries