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By the beginning of December, one hundred and ten Brazos County residents have died with COVID-19. It is forecasted to be listed as the third-highest leading cause of death in Brazos County, after Heart Disease and Cancer.

Top Causes of Death in Texas

The COVID-19 deaths will not necessarily translate to increased morbidity for Brazos County. Johns Hopkins’ News-Letter published a report that found decreased mortality numbers for typical causes of death similar to the increased number of deaths counted in the COVID-19 statistics. After public pushback over the implications of the analysis, it was retracted.

Official Brazos County statistics will not be available to analyze until later next year.





The Johns Hopkins News-LetterA closer look at U.S. deaths due to COVID-19


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