It was a helluva job, but these modellers got the Covid-19 death toll right

10 September 2020 - 05:55
Diggers at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg prepare graves for Covid-19 victims.
Diggers at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg prepare graves for Covid-19 victims.
Image: Alon Skuy

Covid-19 modellers have had a tough task, but one group in particular seems to have hit the nail on the head.

The National Covid-19 Modelling Consortium said 40,000 would die and it looks as if the number for this year will be 36,000.

 

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