By the Numbers: COVID-19 US death toll reaches 600,000

The U.S. has reached the grim milestone of 600,000 deaths, but cases and hospitalizations are plummeting as more states cross the 70% vaccination threshold.
0:59 | 06/16/21

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Tonight we recognize a grim new milestone in US Kobe deaths which comes as Covert cases are dropping. And the country's reopens we take a look by the numbers more than 600000. That's now the US death tolls from Kobe fifteen months after the onset of the pandemic. Really hard to process such red phone number for context 600000. People could fill Yankee Stadium eleven times are Boston's Fenway Park sixteen times over. And it's 200 times more than the lives that we lost during the US attacks on September 11. We're also turning a corner daily Kobe cases and deaths of plummeted more than 90% since the peak in January. Hostile emissions are now down more than 60% since mid April. More than 52% of all Americans have now had at least one vaccine dose and fourteen US states and DC. At least partially vaccinated 70% of their adult population including Vermont which now has given. At least one shot to 80% of adults that's the first state to cross that threshold.

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