California county cuts death toll after finding fatalities ‘clearly not’ caused by COVID-19

Posted by on June 6, 2021 2:52 pm
Categories: US National Stories

The coronavirus death toll in a California county has been cut by 25 percent — after officials found that some fatalities were not a “direct result” of the virus. Alameda County on Friday issued a corrected death toll that puts the total number of fatalities at 1,223, significantly down from its previous count of 1,634….