BREAKING: CDC’S Latest — COVID-19 Deaths & Symptoms

Jul 13, 2020 by

CDC Jamaica Country Profile 2019 | U.S. Embassy in Jamaica

“BREAKING:  CDC’S Latest — COVID-19 Deaths & Symptoms”

By Donna Garner

7.13.20

UPDATED ON CDC WEBSITE ON 7.10.20

COVID-19 Infection Fatality Ratio, Overall – 0.0065  =  two-thirds of 1%  [This means that less than 1% of people die from COVID-19 in the entire United States.]

Percent of COVID-19 infections that are asymptomatic – 40%  [This means that 40% of the people who contract COVID-19 do not even know they have it.]

*See Table 1 near bottom of this CDC page  — https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/planning-scenarios.html

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