Alameda County revised the total number of deaths caused by the coronavirus to 1,223, down from 1,634.
County officials decided to revise the numbers to align with the California Department of Public Health’s guidance on how to classify deaths. The county previously included deaths of anyone infected with the virus, regardless of whether COVID-19 was a direct or contributing cause of death.
Author(s): Peter Aitken
Publication Date: 6 June 2021
Publication Site: Yahoo News