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Death rates typically rise during the first quarter of each year (January-March), primarily due to increases in deaths that occur in the peak of flu season.
Sources: National Vital Statistics, 2018-2020
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|Topic||Most Recent Final||Most Recent Preliminary/Provisional|
|Provisional COVID-19 Death Counts Updates of Totals by Week and State||Updated Monday–Friday, by 12 p.m. EST|
|Weekly Provisional COVID-19 Death Count Updates by Select Demographic and Geographic Characteristics||Updated Wednesdays, by 5 p.m. EST|
|Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19||Updated Wednesdays, by 5 p.m. EST|
|Mortality/Deaths||2018pdf icon||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Indicators of Mortality, 2017–Quarter 3, 2019|
|Births||2019||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators, 2018-Quarter 1, 2020|
|Leading Causes of Death||2018pdf icon||Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Indicators of Mortality, 2017–Quarter 3, 2019|
|Drug Overdose Deaths||2018pdf icon||1-yr Period Ending February 2020|
|Opioid Deaths||2018pdf icon||1-yr Period Ending February 2020|
|Health Insurance||2019pdf icon||January–March 2020pdf icon|
New Release of 2018 Mortality Data and New Data on Maternal Mortality in the United States