The pandemic of Covid-19 has caused at least 122.000 excess deaths in the United States compared to a normal year, or 18 % more, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Jama Internal Medicine. The excess mortality was outstanding in the great homes in the spring, beginning with New York city : the city has buried three times more people than normal, and up to seven times more at the peak of the epidemic.

in New York, the number of deaths expected, according to a demographic model based on the previous years, was 13,000 in a period of three months, from march to may. But what are 38.170 deaths that have been recorded. In addition, during the first phase of the pandemic in the United States, the official report of the Covid-19 was widely under-estimated, the statistics show.