COVID-19: Death toll crosses 5 lakh in US

COVID-19: Death toll crosses 5 lakh in US


The number of people killed due to Kovid-19 in the US crossed 5 lakh on Monday and this number is equal to the total number of people killed during World War II, Vietnam War and Korean War. In the United States, 405,000 people died in World War II, 58000 in the Vietnam War and 36000 in the Korean War.

As the death toll from the corona virus crossed five lakh, the event was held at the White House on Monday to pay tribute to the dead by keeping silence and lighting candles. Orders have been ordered to keep the American flag in the federal buildings for the next five days.

Condoling, Biden said, "As a country, we cannot accept such a cruel future." We have been struggling with this disease for a long time. We have to have the strength to bear this sorrow. He said, we have reached a very tragic and sad figure today. 500071 people have died in the country.

The first death due to infection in the US was in February 2020. Four months later, the figure reached one lakh. This number increased to two lakhs in September, three lakhs in December, four lakhs in January and five lakhs in February, about a month later.