This comes from Gateway Pundit:
The US with an estimated population of 330 million was compared to the 336 million combined estimated population of Germany (81 million), France (66 million), the United Kingdom (65 million), Italy (61 million), Spain (46 million) and the Netherlands (17 million). Source: World Population Review.
The US has as of mid-day Tuesday has about 165,000 cases and 3,186 deaths.
The six most populous nations in Western Europe have about 345,000 cases and 26,394 deaths.
Trump instituted travel bans targeting most European nations in mid-March.
Western Europe broken down by country with population and cases rounded (source: Worldometer):
- Germany (81 million) Cases 68,000 Deaths 682
- France (66 million) 44,000 Deaths 3,024
- United Kingdom (65 million) Cases 25,000 Deaths 1,789
- Italy (61 million) Cases 102,000 Deaths 11,591
- Spain (46 million) Cases 94,000 Deaths 8,269
- Netherlands (17 million) Cases 12,000 Deaths 1,039
Another way of examining is by cases and deaths per million (via Worldometer).
US cases per million: 500 (five hundred per million). Deaths per million: 10 (ten per million).
- Germany cases per million: 814. Deaths per million: 8.
- France cases per million: 683. Deaths per million: 46.
- United Kingdom: cases per million: 370. Deaths per million: 26.
- Italy cases per million: 1,683. Deaths per million: 192.
- Spain cases per million: 2,019. Deaths per million: 177.
- Netherlands cases per million: 753. Deaths: 61.
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The AP reports three nations, Italy, France and Spain, are not keeping track of coronavirus deaths in nursing homes, leading to an under count in those nation’s handling of the virus.