Covid-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States last year, af…
Covid-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States last year, after heart disease and cancer, according to provisional data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The death rate from 2019 to 2020 increased by 15.9%, according to the report. Suicide previously was the 10th leading cause of death but was bumped off the list for 2020 as deaths due to Covid-19 climbed.
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