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AA Weekly number of deaths in the US from all causes The height of the blue bars corresponds to how many deaths were reported each week from Jan. 1, 2017 through Oct. 3, 2020. The yellow line marks a maximum for the estimated number of deaths to expect for any week, based on previous years. This upper threshold for expected deaths helps determine when the number of observed deaths is unusually high compared to historical trends like due to he flu in winter 2017 2018, and now due to COVID 19. 80,000 70,000 60,000 40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000 2018 2019 2020 Data as of week ending Oct. 3, 2020 released by CDC on Oct. 14, 2020. Chart The Conversation, CC BY ND Source CDC National Center for Health Statistics Get the data memes