Wrong. Last year it was 60k from the flu. This year was even predicted to be worse, but many are being reassigned to covid deaths, especially in NY. I get this forum is on the fear side but this isn't as huge a deal as some are saying and there will be a second outbreak because you can't hide from this sort of thing. Its time to start things up again, if people don't like it they are free to hide at home. https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=flu+mortality+2017-2018+USA Search Results Featured snippet from the web CDC estimates that the burden of illness during the 2017–2018 season was high with an estimated 45 million people getting sick with influenza, 21 million people going to a health care provider, 810,000 hospitalizations, and 61,000 deaths from influenza (Table 1).Nov 22, 2019 Estimated total Covid 19 deaths in the US is 48k currently.