A look at critical milestones in the COVID-19 pandemic

Over 500,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus since February 2020.
1:37 | 03/04/21

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We begin tonight with breaking news the first death from corona virus here United States now more than 60000. The death toll has climbed over a thousand the death toll rising to more than 5600. More than 11100 dying in just 24 hours win tonight in this country the number of deaths fell more than 101000 the staggering control over just five weeks. The number of cases approaches 600000. More than 25000. People die. So I remember the lives lost here in the US the number now topping 151000. It is certainly easy to become numb to the numbers and armed to the number of confirmed cases in the rising death told that this number. Michigan assault caused 100000. That is the deaths told in this country from Kobe nineteen. We begin tonight with that grim new milestone in the digital in this country and now topping 150000. From the court a virus. 150000. Lives lost so many families affected in this pandemic this sad milestone in the corona virus crisis. More than 200000 Americans have not Diet Coke in nineteen in the highest death total of any nation in the world. The balloon to the entire population of Salt Lake City time we all market painful and sobering number. 500000. American lives now lost it rotavirus. Nearly one American dying from Kobe every minute for nearly an entire year. Noting more Americans have died in a single year in this pandemic than in World War I World War II in the Vietnam War combined tonight. A nation mourns.

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