Trump’s Covid-19 death predictions

Here’s a list of all of Trump’s predictions about the likely number of deaths in the US from Covid-19.

  1. 26 February – close to zero
  2. 10 April – 55,000 to 75,000
  3. 17 April – 60,000 to 65,000
  4. 20 April – 50,000 to 60,000
  5. 27 April – 60,000 to 70,000
  6. 29 April – 70,000
  7. 1 May – under 100,000
  8. 3 May – 75,000 to 100,000
  9. 8 May – 100,000 to 110,000
  10. 27 May – 100,000

The death toll today is now over 185,000. The increase in the US continues to be exponentially more than other badly impacted countries. Since the end of June the increase in deaths has been:

  • Belgium 1.3%
  • Spain 2.2%
  • Italy 2.2%
  • France 2.7%
  • Sweden 9.6%
  • US 47.5%

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