Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021
Excess All-Cause Deaths during Coronavirus Disease Pandemic, Japan, January–May 20201
|Prefecture||No. all-cause deaths
||No. COVID-19 deaths||No. tests|
*The national-level cumulative number of excess all-cause deaths was calculated by summing the excess all-cause deaths of 47 prefectures (25). COVID-19, coronavirus disease.
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1A part of the estimates of excess all-cause deaths through May 2020, including those for all ages, reported in this article was also reported on the website of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Japan on August 31, 2020 (https://www.niid.go.jp/niid/ja/from-idsc/493-guidelines/9835-excess-mortality-20aug.html).
2These first authors contributed equally to this article.