Average daily deaths in the United States from COVID-19 (August 2021) and other leading causes (2021)
Notes: The COVID-19 daily death average is for August 1-August 24, 2021 and is based on KFF COVID-19 tracker data. Accidents and suicide daily death averages are for 2020. The Alzheimer disease death average is calculated from the first day of January 2021 to the last day of June 2021. Average daily deaths for all other leading causes are from the CDC and are from the beginning of 2021 to the last MMWR week of June 2021.
Source:KFF analysis of CDC mortality and KFF COVID-19 tracker dataGet the data