Will Lightning Death Count for U.S. Remain Unconfirmed?

National Lightning Safety Council

CUMBERLAND, Maine, Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is there a connection between the number of lightning death reports and the COVID-19 pandemic? The National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is trying to find out. Amidst uncertainty surrounding the accurate (actual recorded) number of strike deaths in the U.S., members of the NLSC are wondering if the pandemic could be a factor in the reporting of lightning deaths in 2020.