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progressoid

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Thu Dec 3, 2020, 02:53 PM Dec 2020

QUESTION - How many people do you know who have died from Covid-19? [View all]

Earlier in the year, I read a prediction that by the end of this pandemic, every American would personally know someone who had died from this virus.
The first for me was an uncle who died from it in April. Since then, three more people in my life have succumbed to it.

So excluding people like a friend of a neighbor, or your co-worker's cousin's whom you've never met, how many people do you personally know in your life have been taken by Covid-19?



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Zero
29 (48%)
One
20 (33%)
Two
5 (8%)
Three
2 (3%)
Four
3 (5%)
Five
0 (0%)
Six
0 (0%)
Seven
0 (0%)
Eight
0 (0%)
Nine or more
2 (3%)
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Patients. No close friends/relatives YET, but severeral w serious sequelae & "long hauler" syndrome hlthe2b Dec 2020 #1
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #49
I have an acquaintance who is a long-hauler. Phoenix61 Dec 2020 #2
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #48
Not personally, but the mother of someone I know recently died of it. The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2020 #3
I suppose technically one of the four I know might not be a personal aquantance anymore. progressoid Dec 2020 #4
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #47
Coworker's mother in law died of it Drahthaardogs Dec 2020 #5
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #46
I dont know anyone MFM008 Dec 2020 #6
same here, don't know anyone or even OF anyone I know nt msongs Dec 2020 #7
I know people who have been hospitalized and intubated. maxsolomon Dec 2020 #8
Two. One was my high school best friend's mom. We vacationed together. Maru Kitteh Dec 2020 #9
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #45
My brother's best friend Freddie Dec 2020 #10
❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #44
My Covid list Livluvgrow Dec 2020 #11
Similar to me. progressoid Dec 2020 #12
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #43
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #42
I saw the husband of a college friend show up on a list of MD's that have died of COVID mnhtnbb Dec 2020 #13
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #41
Had To Say None ProfessorGAC Dec 2020 #14
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #40
My husband's 1st cousin died Saturday and the mother of KewlKat Dec 2020 #15
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #39
Know, none thankfully. Knock wood. Know OF - one degree of separation, 7 or so. Hortensis Dec 2020 #16
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #38
Luckily zero mvd Dec 2020 #17
One too many uponit7771 Dec 2020 #18
Indeed. progressoid Dec 2020 #20
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #36
two. one of them very well known. drray23 Dec 2020 #19
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #35
None, but my area has been good at distancing and masking Retrograde Dec 2020 #21
I think our hospital ICUs are at over 70% currently. progressoid Dec 2020 #22
No one directly but two people indirectly. nt Quixote1818 Dec 2020 #23
1 Digger Dec 2020 #24
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #34
Thanks Digger Dec 2020 #52
In truth, I might know a lot. Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2020 #25
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #33
Two coworkers and several friends have/had it MustLoveBeagles Dec 2020 #26
❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #32
One definitely greenjar_01 Dec 2020 #27
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #31
My dad. Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #28
❤️✿❧🌿❧✿❤️ Lucinda Dec 2020 #30
Several sick - unknown long term complications - zero deaths. Lucinda Dec 2020 #29
I just had the most horrible thought, could this be the 2020 Kudzu thread.. denbot Dec 2020 #37
Zero nt Raine Dec 2020 #50
I just heard today a friends father died, so I changed my number from one to two. LizBeth Dec 2020 #51
Luckily zero but four friends from the same brain ChazII Dec 2020 #53
How heartbreaking. progressoid Dec 2020 #54
Thank you. Both my parents died from cancer. ChazII Dec 2020 #55
One of my neighbors and a friend of mine have died susanr516 Dec 2020 #56
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