Question 35 of 48 in In the News 2021
Started Aug 18, 2020 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Mar 01, 2021 08:01AM UTC

On 1 March 2021, how many states will report a COVID-19 fatality rate of 5.0% or higher?


As the U.S. tries to reduce COVID-19 cases, the question remains whether the U.S. health care system can handle the load (CDC). The outcome will be determined based on the data provided in the chart “Can Our Health System Handle the Spread?” under "CASE FATALITY RATE" found at at 5:00PM ET on 1 March 2021. For the purposes of this question, the District of Columbia is considered a state.

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Name Probability
Zero 64%
Between 1 and 5 34%
Between 6 and 10 2%
Between 11 and 15 0%
16 or more 0%

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