Life expectancy fell almost 2 years in 2020: CDC | TheHill – The Hill

Hispanic men and females saw the biggest rises in death rates at 42.7 percent and 32.4 percent, respectively. Baby mortality fell 2.9 percent last year to a record low of 541.9 infant deaths per 100,000 live births.Early this year, initial information from the very first six months of 2020 launched showed that life expectancy decreased by one year, with high drops amongst Black Americans and Hispanic Americans. Throughout the pandemic, the U.S. has actually taped more than 51 million COVID-19 cases and practically 810,000 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.