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If I can remember, which is more questionable as the years roll by, I will check that world data covid death graph in three weeks and report the results. Thanks, bhm

No problem.

Although you don't really need to wait that long. The current information on world data already shows the rise in deaths (that's sadly just getting started). It's hard to see because you chose the 3-day graph, which is a very choppy sawtooth because a lot of the folks in the reporting chain don't work on weekends, so those days are lower. Here's the seven-day rolling average, from the same website:

https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/daily-covid-deaths-per-mi...

You can clearly see the recent increase in deaths. In fact, the daily death rate has now risen to a point higher than it was a month ago - something that hasn't been happening in countries where the citizenry adheres to basic measures to fight community transmission. That exactly one-week 'plateau' of higher daily death between June 25 and July 3, BTW, is an artifact in the data - NJ went back and reviewed its records and added some previously uncounted deaths.

In a few weeks, though, it will be easy to see even in the wiggly 3-day chart. So we can check back then.

Albaby
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