- Roughly half of deaths occurred among Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
- Median age = 56 years old, range 20 - 75 years old
- Most have occurred in Hospitals. Of note, VA hospitals have had 8 COVID-related deaths
- New York State (13), Michigan (8), New Jersey (8), and Florida (7) are the states with most healthcare worker fatalities
The code and data for this project are available on GitHub: https://github.com/jontheepi/hcwcoronavirus
The CDC has published a study and found only 27-related deaths, highlighting shortcomings in recording deaths and occupation, and recording the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers:https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6915e6.htm?s_cid=mm6915e6_x.