I agree with Seamonster about that. The problem with such comparative-future tallies is always: compared to what? UK has now decided (along with the EU) to quarantine travelers from USA – but UK is in the middle of a very fat tail, even a stubborn plateau of their own miserable failure to contain the microbe. Compared to mere public-health competence such as South Korea or New Zealand have demonstrated, nearly all USA COVID-19 deaths are unnecessary.
A brief history of USA COVID-19 cases (latest CDC numbers):
> WEEK 28 DAYS CASES > ENDING NEW TOTAL > > 4. 02/14/2020 13 13 > 8. 03/13/2020 1,883 1,896 > 12. 04/10/2020 490,520 492,416 > 16. 05/08/2020 781,620 1,274,036 > 20. 06/05/2020 617,654 1,891,690 > 24. 07/03/2020 892,762 2,784,452
The final four-week interval of this frame races toward a million new cases per month, now that daily new cases has stuck above 50K three days in a row. The final interval will be the peak of our outbreak, ahead of all other world outbreaks, for the foreseeable. The following shows USA’s new-case rate striding firmly ahead of Brazil’s (with India and Russia filling out the four worst national outbreaks):