Written and published on 22 May 2020
I crunched the numbers, and found the total COVID-19 deaths in California for 2020 to date to be much less than I thought..
There have been 3,609 California COVID-19 deaths to date …
Link: “Tracking coronavirus in California,” by Los Angeles Times Staff, updated 22 May 2020 9:03 am Pacific … https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/ ..
39,510,000 population of California, per Google
Here is my calculation ..
3,609 California COVID-19 deaths / 39,510,000 California population x 100 (to get percent) = .01 percent California COVID-19 death rate for 2020 to date.
That is to say, COVID-19 deaths for California for 2020 to date are one hundred times less than 1 percent of the population.
The same formula can be used to determine the death rate for other states, by plugging in the numbers from this New York Times article …
Link: “Coronavirus in the…
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