Joe Biden was moved by a “heartbreaking” record in the face of the half-million Americans carried away by the coronavirus since the start of the epidemic.
CORNAVIRUS – More than half a million people have died of Covid-19 in the United States since the start of the pandemic, according to figures recorded this Monday, February 22 in the afternoon by Johns Hopkins University, which refers to.
In detail, 500,071 people have succumbed to the virus in the country which also lists more than 28 million cases of contamination, according to the institution based in Baltimore.
“More Americans have died in this pandemic than in World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War combined,” said President Joe Biden.
A “heartbreaking” record, moved the American president according to whom we must “resist the temptation to see each life as a statistic (…) We must do it to honor the dead”.
In the evening, he observed a minute of silence with his wife Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris accompanied by her husband Doug Emhoff, with the lighting of many candles.