COVID-19 Reported Deaths and Excess Deaths in South Africa

COVID-19 Aug 4, 2020

There are significant difficulties measuring, analysing and interpreting various numbers related to COVID-19. In turn, there are also difficulties with reported deaths and excess deaths. In this article for the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group I try to assess and compare excess death with reported death figures for South Africa and show some estimates as to the extent of under-reporting.

COVID-19 Reported Deaths and Excess Deaths in South Africa - COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group
Bulletin 55 | Louis Rossouw There are significant difficulties measuring, analysing and interpreting various numbers related to COVID-19. In turn, there are also difficulties with reported deaths and excess deaths. In this article we try to assess and compare excess death with reported death figures…

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