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Covid-19 vs. U.S. War Deaths

Wars ranked by total number of U.S. military deaths

Hey, Hey, Donny J.!     How many souls have you killed today?

Rank War Years Deaths U.S. population in first year of war Deaths as % of population [01]
1 American Civil War 1861–65 (est.)   750,000
(U.S. & rebel) [86]
31,443,000 2.385% (1860)
2 World War II 1941–45 405,399 133,402,000 0.304% (1940)
♠→3 COVID-19 [**] 2019– present 10/19/2020- 224,761 329,968,629 0.068% (2019)
4 World War I 1917–18 116,516 103,268,000 0.113% (1920)
5 Vietnam War 1961–75 58,209 179,323,175 0.032% (1970)
6 Korean War 1950–53 54,246 151,325,000 0.036% (1950)
7 American Revolutionary War 1775–83 25,000 2,500,000 1.000% (1780)
8 War of 1812 1812–15 15,000 8,000,000 0.188% (1810)
9 Mexican–American War 1846–48 13,283 21,406,000 0.062% (1850)
10 Iraq War 2003–11 4,586 294,043,000 0.002% (2010)
11 Philippine–American War 1899–1902 4,196 72,129,001 0.006% (1900)
12 Spanish–American War 1898 2,246 62,022,250 0.004% (1890)
13 War in Afghanistan 2001–present 2,451 294,043,000 <0.001% (2010)
 
—   "Spanish Flu"
From CDC article.
1918–1920 (est.)   675,000 103,208,000
July 1918 est.
0.654% (1918)
—   2nd Time: 2009 Spanish Flu in the U.S. – ~19 months, from Jan 2009 to Aug 2010 — See: (World wide)
• U.S. Lab-confirmed deaths reported to WHO is 18,449, with U.S. pop (est) ~ 306,308,000 (for a 0.006% death rate).
• This flu pandemic is estimated to have actually caused about 84,000 (est. range from 150,000 (0.049%) to 575,000 (0.188%) deaths in the U.S.
• Estimated world actual cases ~ 700 million to 1.4 billion people including asymptomatic and mild cases (~ 11% to 21% of global pop of 6.8 billion at the time).
—   Swine Flu — 2009 ?   — see: H1N1/09 flu
Killed more than 284,000 people around the world, including at least 12,469 Americans.
—  
 
[back] [01] "Deaths per population" is the total number of deaths in military service,
divided by the U.S. population of the year indicated.
 
Thank you, PresiDunce D. J. Trump — These Covid-19 deaths are on you.

Covid-19: U.S. Confirmed Cases and Deaths

  —   —  
Weekly Record
- alt data source -

Feb  29: 24 cs - 1 dth
March 2: 53 cs - 6 dth
March 3:     118 cases
March 9: 519 cs - 22 dth
March 11:    1281 cases
March 16: 4,360c - 97 dth
March 19:  13,747 cases
March 23: 43,850c - 798d
March 27: 101,657 cases

March 30:
• 288,000 cases
7,000 deaths.

April   6:
• 337,000 cases
9,600 deaths

April 13
• 560,000 cases
22,000 deaths

April 20
• 775,860 cases
40,500 deaths

April 27
• 987,916 cases
55,425 deaths

May   4
• 1,191,940 cases
68,715 deaths

May 11
• 1,370,433 cases
80,862 deaths

May 18
• 1,531,465 cases
91,060 deaths

May 25
• 1,691,206 cases
99,396 deaths

June 1
• 1,840,134 cases
106,262 deaths

June 8
• 2,009,004 cases
112,514 deaths

June 15
• 2,165,157 cases
117,883 deaths

June 22
• 2,357,370 cases
122,261 deaths

June 29
• 2,637,909 cases
128,452 deaths

July   6
• 2,992,605 cases
132,662 deaths

July 13
• 3,430,726 cases
137,839 deaths

July 20
• 3,905,253 cases
143,326 deaths

July 27
• 4,374,785 cases
149,490 deaths

August  3
• 4,821,556 cases
158,457 deaths

August 10
• 5,201,933 cases
165,628 deaths

August 17
• 5,571,976 cases
173,159 deaths

August 24
• 5,882,531 cases
180,703 deaths

August 31
• 6,209,947 cases
187,707 deaths

Sept 7, 2020
•  6,464,053 cases
193,266 deaths

Sept 14, 2020
• 6,715,050 cases
198,605 deaths

Sept 21, 2020
• 7,011,230 cases
204,165 deaths

Sept 28, 2020
• 7,324,574 cases
209,499 deaths

Oct 5, 2020
• 7,643,219 cases
214,689 deaths

Date Reported Cases Total Deaths
4/20/2020 • 775,850 [?] 40,500
4/21/2020• 801,228[?] 40,079
4/22/2020• 830,27442,198
4/23/2020• 862,60544,039
4/24/2020• 898,74350,919
4/25/2020• 928,36452,356
4/26/2020• 963,47254,357
4/27/2020• 987,91655,425
4/28/2020• 1,012,14756,933
4/29/2020• 1,038,49059,438
4/30/2020• 1,064,81961,680
5/01/2020• 1,100,608[A♠] 64,022
5/02/2020• 1,134,08465,888
5/03/2020• 1,166,06567,595
5/04/2020• 1,191,94068,715
5/05/2020• 1,215,44570,129
5/06/2020• 1,239,84872,381
5/07/2020• 1,266,44274,948
5/08/2020• 1,295,67377,092
5/09/2020• 1,325,77678,762
5/10/2020• 1,349,60580,101
5/11/2020• 1,370,43380,862
5/12/2020• 1,388,28382,018
5/13/2020• 1,411,33983,564
5/14/2020• 1,434,92985,402
5/15/2020• 1,460,90287,025
5/16/2020• 1,487,07688,603
5/17/2020• 1,510,97290,193
5/18/2020• 1,531,46591,060
5/19/2020• 1,554,09992,130
5/20/2020• 1,573,77793,705
5/21/2020• 1,597,12495,112
5/22/2020• 1,625,03996,526
5/23/2020• 1,648,95997,732
5/24/2020• 1,670,66398,750
5/25/2020• 1,691,20699,396
5/26/2020• 1,710,11499,921
5/27/2020• 1,730,685100,825
5/28/2020• 1,749,726102,249
5/29/2020• 1,771,631103,417
5/30/2020• 1,797,025104,632
5/31/2020• 1,819,807105,634
6/01/2020• 1,840,134106,262
6/02/2020• 1,862,096107,061
6/03/2020• 1,884,816108,194
6/04/2020• 1,905,018109,204
6/05/2020• 1,926,341110,256
6/06/2020• 1,971,399111,491
6/07/2020• 1,992,453112,141
6/08/2020• 2,009,004112,514
6/09/2020• 2,029,633113,225
6/10/2020• 2,048,518114,255
6/11/2020• 2,069,973115,242
6/12/2020• 2,094,366116,139
• 6/13/2020• 2,122,399116,934
6/14/2020• 2,143,646117,542
6/15/2020• 2,165,157117,883
6/16/2020• 2,186,927118,431
6/17/2020• 2,209,837119,175
6/18/2020• 2,239,259120,020
6/19/2020• 2,265,198120,721
6/20/2020• 2,299,184121,451
6/21/2020• 2,335,605122,035
6/22/2020• 2,357,370122,261
6/23/2020• 2,390,268122,681
6/24/2020• 2,425,855123,520
6/25/2020• 2,464,072124,310
6/26/2020• 2,506,370126,839
6/27/2020• 2,554,838127,690
6/28/2020• 2,597,742128,163
6/29/2020• 2,637,909128,452
6/30/2020• 2,684,266128,857
7/01/2020• 2,731,815130,174
7/02/2020• 2,781,646130,843
7/03/2020• 2,838,973131,544
7/04/2020• 2,892,476132,129
7/05/2020• 2,948,587132,374
7/06/2020• 2,992,605132,662
7/07/2020• 3,042,667133,061
7/08/2020• 3,098,959134,030
7/09/2020• 3,161,007134,940
7/10/2020• 3,224,493135,885
7/11/2020• 3,305,005136,830
7/12/2020• 3,357,974137,429
7/13/2020• 3,430,726137,839
• 7/14/2020• 3,481,685138,291
7/15/2020• 3,549,519139,202
7/16/2020• 3,620,455140,210
7/17/2020• 3,699,618141,168
7/18/2020• 3,775,280142,127
7/19/2020• 3,859,590143,042
7/20/2020• 3,905,253143,326
• 7/21/2020• 3,963,376143,889
7/22/2020• 4,030,936144,987
7/23/2020• 4,113,939146,378
7/24/2020• 4,172,505147,377
7/25/2020• 4,267,087148,685
7/26/2020• 4,327,673149,490
7/27/2020• 4,374,785149,490
7/28/2020• 4,435,826150,528
7/29/2020• 4,516,453152,738
7/30/2020• 4,571,171153,898
• 7/31/2020• 4,647,333155,627
8/01/2020• 4,721,379157,067
8/02/2020• 4,767,441157,935
8/03/2020• 4,821,556158,457
8/04/2020• 4,865,523159,016
8/05/2020• 4,920,917160,372
8/06/2020• 4,976,177161,679
8/07/2020• 5,036,881162,873
8/08/2020• 5,108,325164,379
8/09/2020• 5,159,283165,186
8/10/2020• 5,201,933165,628
8/11/2020• 5,254,561166,295
8/12/2020• 5,318,530168,012
• 8/13/2020• 5,363,373169,181
8/14/2020• 5,420,333170,468
8/15/2020• 5,480,231171,592
• 8/16/2020• 5,537,047172,741
8/17/2020• 5,571,976173,159
8/18/2020• 5,614,889173,804
• 8/19/2020• 5,666,985175,490
8/20/2020• 5,709,066176,548
8/21/2020• 5,749,375177,477
8/22/2020• 5,806,718179,395
8/23/2020• 5,844,439180,228
8/24/2020• 5,882,531180,703
8/25/2020• 5,921,445181,421
8/26/2020• 5,964,751182,762
8/27/2020• 6,007,873183,849
8/28/2020• 6,091,838185,787
8/29/2020• 6,103,820186,179
8/30/2020• 6,147,967186,944
8/31/2020• 6,209,947187,707
9/01/2020• 6,214,874187,839
9/02/2020• 6,263,906189,116
9/03/2020• 6,297,847190,196
9/04/2020• 6,347,617191,359
9/05/2020• 6,397,447192,248
9/06/2020• 6,434,526192,886
9/07/2020• 6,464,053193,266
9/08/2020• 6,487,763193,595
9/09/2020• 6,516,021194,092
9/10/2020• 6,553,021195,285
9/11/2020• 6,590,135196,348
9/12/2020• 6,641,065197,499
9/13/2020• 6,695,316198,293
9/14/2020• 6,715,050198,605
9/15/2020• 6,751,883199,164
• 9/16/2020• 6,791,779200,455
9/17/2020• 6,833,746201,489
9/18/2020• 6,880,852202,306
9/19/2020• 6,932,328203,274
9/20/2020• 6,972,531203,881
9/21/2020• 7,011,230204,165
9/22/2020• 7,049,937204,673
9/23/2020• 7,104,234205,775
9/24/2020• 7,145,269206,801
9/25/2020• 7,191,636207,621
9/26/2020• 7,247,550208,502
9/27/2020• 7,290,347209,208
9/28/2020• 7,324,574209,499
9/29/2020• 7,365,427209,922
9/30/2020• 7,410,679210,867
10/01/2020• 7,454,857211,849
10/02/2020• 7,504,598212,861
10/03/2020• 7,557,789213,595
10/04/2020• 7,607,545214,341
10/05/2020• 7,643,219214,689
10/06/2020• 7,681,202215,096
10/07/2020• 7,730,263216,044
10/08/2020• 7,781,705216,898
10/09/2020• 7,839,447217,829
10/10/2020• 7,900,654218,746
10/11/2020• 7,949,913219,304
10/12/2020• 7,997,549219,775
10/13/2020• 8,039,025220,036
10/14/2020• 8,103,436221,102
10/15/2020• 8,163,842222,075
10/16/2020• 8,224,552222,840
10/17/2020• 8,308,506223,916
10/18/2020• 8,346,163224,296
10/19/2020 • 8,390,547 224,761

 YEARSKILLED
Vietnam15 (20?)~ 58,000
Covid-192 months~ 59,000

2019U-5U-6
Nov  4.30%  7.60%
Dec:  4.20%  6.70%
 2020
 Jan:  4.40%  6.90%
  Feb:  4.40%  7.00%
March:  5.20%  8.70%
April:16.00%22.80%
May14.60%21.20%
June12.50%18.00%
July11.30%16.50%
Aug  9.60%14.20%
Sept  8.90%12.80%
Oct  ?. ? % ?. ? %
source
See May 13th story below.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SYSTEMIC UNDER REPORTING
⇐   by 'red' states
 
  Michigan Cases
9/24/2020• 132,3377,019
9/25/2020• 133,3777,027
9/26/2020• 134,3737,044
9/27/2020no update - Sunday
9/28/2020• 135,7027,051
9/29/2020• 136,8207,072
9/30/2020• 138,0147,083
10/01/2020• 139,0127,102
10/02/2020• 139,9967,110
10/03/2020• 141,2717,124
10/04/2020no update - Sunday
10/05/2020• 142,7267,139
10/06/2020• 143,8787,161
10/07/2020• 145,0927,169
10/08/2020• 146,4937,193
10/09/2020• 147,8167,200
10/10/2020• 149,4647,219
10/11/2020no update - Sunday
10/12/2020• 151,3967,225
10/13/2020• 152,8627,255
10/14/2020• 154,4557,268
10/15/2020• 156,9137,302
10/16/2020 • 159,119 7,317
10/17/2020 • 161,105 7,340
10/18/2020no update - Sunday
10/19/2020

Facts & Related News Articles

10/14/2020

Coronavirus rising in 45 states, up to 50,000 per day on average in US
  ~ Nexstar Media Wire / Wavy.com/news/

10/3/2020   Trump Catches Covid-19

Before Trump, another US president downplayed a pandemic and was infected
  ~ Faith Karimi / CNN

President Donald Trump has Covid-19. How serious is his risk?
  ~ Maggie Fox, Jamie Gumbrecht and Jen Christensen / CNN

9/22/2020

‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000
  ~ Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer / AP News

The real number of dead from the crisis could be significantly higher: As many as 215,000 more people than usual died in the U.S. from all causes during the first seven months of 2020, according to CDC figures. The death toll from COVID-19 during the same period was put at about 150,000 by Johns Hopkins.

9/21/2020

• Infected cases pass 7,000,000. – 201,165 deaths

9/16/2020

• Virus Deaths pass 200,000. – Cases: 6,791,779

8/19/2020

• Virus Deaths pass 175,490.
More people have died than in both World War I and theVietnam War combined.

8/16/2020

When elections lead to violence: It's happened before — and we're heading that way now
  ~ Paul Rosenberg / Salon

Scholar Nathan Kalmoe on how partisan division fueled bloody conflict in the 1860s – and how it could happen again
  • Related to the mask/no mask political divide.

8/13/2020

A cluster of red states are cutting testing for COVID-19, just when it's needed the most
  ~ Mark Sumner / Daily Kos Staff

7/31/2020

There are very good reasons to doubt information from Trump's new COVID-19 database
  ~ Mark Sumner / Daily Kos Staff

Suspicions about the new database grew when it became clear that the data wasn’t really going to the HHS, but to a private tech company which partnered another tech headed by a Republican mega-donor. And suspicions grew again when the miraculous news came down that the switchover in databases coincided exactly with a supposed slowdown in the rate of new cases.

7/21/2020

We might finally know how deadly the coronavirus is compared to the flu
  ~ Chris Smith / BGR

7/14/2020

• The inept Trump mis-administration is sending in the military to "collect" Covid-19 data, cutting out the CDC from being sent the data.
Intent: Attempting to hide how bad the virus spread is and the numbers of those who have died.
    ~ widely available news articles

7/7/2020

Oxford scientist says the coronavirus pandemic didn’t begin where everyone thinks it did
  ~ Chris Smith / BGR

7/1/2020

Study says March through April U.S. COVID-19 death toll may be ‘underestimated’ by as much as 30,000
  ~ Walter Einenkel / Daily Kos Staff

6/13/2020

• Deaths from Covid-19 top WWI deaths

6/9/2020

New coronavirus study changes everything we thought we knew about the Wuhan outbreak
  ~ Chris Smith / BGR

6/8/2020

The “Flatten the Curve” Chart Was Ugly and Not Scientifically Rigorous. Why Did It Work So Well?
 “Charts are not illustrations. Charts are arguments.”     ~ Abigail Weinberg / Mother Jones

5/27/2020

Bad state data hides coronavirus threat as Trump pushes reopening
  ~ Darius Tahir and Adam Cancryn / Politico

5/16/2020

 Pandemic expert: ‘Recognize that your leaders have made a terrible decision’ 
  ~ Dartagnan / Daily KOS

5/13/2020

 US Jobless Rate Broke Depression-Era Record—but Most Media Missed It 
  ~ Dave Lindorff / FAIR – May 13, 2020

• • And now more truth is coming out –

 CEOs Say America Is Running Out of Meat—While Shipping Ever More Pork Overseas
  ~ Tom Philpott / Mother Jones

  5/01/2020 [back]

    • A♠ – Some “Red” states are “re-opening”

4/30/2020

• There continues to be substantial evidence that COVID-19 deaths are being substantially undercounted. Some (?) of this may be intentional: The Florida Heath Department has now blocked the future release of statistics compiled by state medical examiners that have regularly shown the state's COVID-19 deaths to be higher than the “official” state count reported.

4/29/2020

 ’Great success story’: Jared Kushner praises COVID-19 response as death toll surpasses Vietnam War 
  ~ Marissa Higgins / Daily Kos Staff

 Trump’s 100 Days of Deadly Coronavirus Denial   – A timeline of failure, self-congratulation, and golf.
  ~ Mother Jones Reporting – Text by Dave Gilson, Laura Thompson, and Clara Jeffery

4/28/2020

 Mike Pence without a mask at the Mayo Clinic starts trending because Mike Pence is an #@&*$@#%* 
  ~ Walter Einenkel / Daily Kos Staff

 ‘Our answer is no’: New York Times shuts down Sean Hannity’s request for retraction, apology 
  ~ Marissa Higgins / Daily Kos Staff


[86] • [back] • "New Estimate Raises Civil War Death Toll" - Gugliotta, Guy (April 2, 2012). - New York Times.

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