More than 500,000 Americans have lost their lives to Covid-19, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
CNN’s Jake Tapper announced that the country had passed the somber threshold Monday afternoon, noting that the official death toll was at 500,071.
“I have some very sad breaking news for us now,” said Tapper. “The United States just crossed into the 500,000 landmark. We have now more than 500,071 deaths due to Covid. A devastating toll.”
President Joe Biden, along with First Lady Jill