In America, the number of people who lost their lives due to Coronavirus has crossed 5,00,000. At the same time, the country's President Joe Biden will hold a minute's silence and light a candle at the White House on Monday in memory of the 500,000 people who lost their lives due to Kovid-19 in the country. On Monday, about a year after the first case of coronavirus death in the US, the number of deaths in the country is expected to exceed five lakh.
The White House has said that Biden will also address a program organized in memory of those who lost their lives due to infection. She will be accompanied by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff. They will keep silence and light candles in this ceremony. According to 'John Hopkins' University, about five lakh people have died due to infection in a year. This number of dead is equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri and Atlanta city.
America has not seen such devastation in 102 years
Dr. Anthony Fauchi, the country's top infectious disease specialist, said that it had never happened in the last 102 years since the influenza pandemic in 1918. In the US, on January 19, the number of people who died of infection had crossed four lakhs. Significantly, Donald Trump was criticized a lot as the number of dead in the last days as President of four lakhs. Health experts told the trump's practices responsible for the high number of dead.
The number of dead increased like this
The first case of coronavirus death in the US was reported in February 2020, when a man died in Santa Clara County, California. At the same time, after four months, the number of corona dead in America has crossed one lakh. The number of dead in September was two lakh and by December three lakh people had lost their lives due to infection. On the other hand, it took only one month to reach the number of three lakh to four lakh. At the same time, now the number of corona dead has reached five lakhs.