Covid-19 Fatality Projections

Reader Bruce Hall speculates:

It appears that the “second wave” has about peaked. Even the inflated measure of cases (versus April/May testing process) is declining. Hospitalizations for the “expendables” are declining although still the vast majority of deaths.

Maybe. The concept of local maxima/minima might be useful to keep in mind.

IHME projects (in the absence of universal masks requirements):

Source: IHME, August 28 projection.