August 11, 2020 at 8:03 PM EDT
Americans died once again surpassed 1,000 when Florida, Georgia reported new daily highs
Coronavirus-related deaths in the United States topped 1,000 people on Tuesday after lagging behind over the weekend, suggesting that the four-digit trend of collecting one-day mortality fees will continue in the fourth week.
Of the more than 1
,332 deaths reported Tuesday, Florida and Georgia recorded the highest one-day deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, with 277 and 122 coronavirus-related deaths, according to one segment. Data analysis of The Post. Tuesday marks the first time Georgia has exceeded 100 deaths in a day, and the seven-day average is reported.
Texas and California also ranked among the deadliest, with 220 and 109 deaths.
Wisconsin has passed 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the state first reported deaths in mid-March.
Outside of Georgia which exceeds the average death figure, Puerto Rico and five states – Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia – have the highest seven-day average deaths, considered more accurate figures. daily figures. The country’s seven-day average death rate is 1,052.
In 16 states and Puerto Rico, the 7-day average death rate through Tuesday increased from the previous week, showing an increase in trend in more than a quarter of the country. Washington and North Dakota are home to the largest increase in average deaths.
By Meryl Kornfield and Jacqueline Dupree