Coronavirus death projection lowered to 143,360 deaths by August 4, down by 3,700.

  • The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) lowered its projection as the US death toll passes 90,000.
  • More than 1.5 million have been infected.
  • The shift in the model’s fatalities forecast is small, but it marks a departure from recent increases in the model’s death projections.
  • “We were pretty surprised. We were expecting to probably go up because of the big surge in mobility.”