Monday February 22, nearly a year after the announcement of the first victims of Covid-19 on their territory, the United States exceeded the threshold of half a million deaths due to this disease. It is the country most bereaved by the pandemic.
A total of 500,054 deaths recorded on Monday
The United States had deplored their first death from the Covid-19 February 29, 2020. Today, the pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the country. According to the latest official figures, the milestone of half a million deaths was officially crossed on Monday February 22. The total stood at 500,054 on that date, according to a count made by . in the afternoon.
“These numbers are staggering”
President Joe Biden’s adviser for the management ofepidemic, Dr Anthony Fauci, called this assessment “amazing”, in a showABC. “We have done worse than almost any other country despite being a rich and highly developed country”, he lamented.
“We will be fine. I promise you”
President Joe Biden paid tribute to these victims of the Covid-19 during a brief ceremony at the White House. The American leader spoke of a “truly sinister and heartbreaking stage”. The United States are the country most affected by this crisis, but he promised: “We will be fine”, report Radio-Canada.
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