Per CDC Data the COVID-19 Death Rate Peaked in the US in April – There are More Pneumonia Deaths Than COVID-19 Deaths in 2020

We all agree that the data is a mess but based on what the CDC is reporting, COVID-19 peaked in April this year and has been going down ever since.

The CDC reported data as of the middle of August related to COVID-19 and pneumonia deaths year to date.  The most recent data shows as follows:

(Chart from Joe Hoft using CDC data from link above.)

What we clearly see from the current data is that both COVID and pneumonia peaked in April.  The increase of reported deaths in July was minor and certainly not a material event.  Also, what is apparent from the data is that there are more pneumonia deaths to date this year (159,990) than COVID deaths (153,727).  This is apparent in the chart as COVID deaths were not reported until March while pneumonia deaths started earlier in the year.

The Democrats and the MSM want you to believe that COVID-19 is on fire right now and it clearly is not.

President Trump held a press conference Saturday night and he shared the following:

  • Eighty-five percent of reporting jurisdictions report a steep decline in Wuhan virus cases, despite almost 70 million tests.  This number of tests is greater than those administered in all of Europe combined.
  • Nationwide, cases declined by 6%.
  • Test positivity is 6.5%, which is a 71% reduction from April and a 15% reduction from mid-July.
  • Hospitalizations have been halved since April.
  • Nursing home and long-term care facilities have 1% of the U.S. population but account for almost 50% of fatalities.
  • Retail spending is at an all-time high, with auto production alone surging 28%.
  • The stock market is peaking again, and the NASDAQ is at an all-time high.
  • China is struggling and has been buying massive amounts of corn, soybeans, and cattle from America.
  • The administration continues to cut regulations.
  • Small business optimism is higher than at any month in the Obama administration.
  • Industrial production is increasing at the fastest rate ever recorded.
You really can’t believe almost anything reported in the MSM these days.  They want Americans to believe that COVID-19 is getting worse all the time.
It is not.
The only economies which are not growing now in the greatest recovery ever are those in inner Democrat led cities and states.  The rest of the US is in an economic rebound never seen before in history.
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