Researchers revise Covid-19 death forecast upward once again.

  • The newest mortality model predicts more than 147,000 Americans will die from COVID-19 by early August.
  • The forecast is up nearly 10,000 from the last projection.
  • Forecasters from University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) wrote, “key drivers of viral transmission like changes in testing and mobility, as well as easing of distancing policies”.