November 21 According to a report United States has crossed another alarming milestone in the coronavirus pandemic. The data shows that the death toll from the novel coronavirus in 2021 has exceeded the total death toll in 2020.
On September 15, 2021 local time, a small white flag is being erected on National Square in Washington, D.C., USA. Each flag represents a person who unfortunately died of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Johns Hopkins University, at least 770691 people died of the coronavirus in the United States throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the total number of coronavirus deaths in 2020 was 385343.
On October 4, 2020, local time, Washington, D.C., 2 million chairs were placed on the lawn on the south side of the White House to mourn more than 20 million coronavirus victims in the United States.
This means that at least 385348 people have died of the coronavirus so far in 2021, exceeding the total number of deaths in 2020, and this number will only continue to rise in the next few days or weeks.
In June this year, an analysis by The Wall Street Journal found that the global coronavirus death toll in 2021 exceeded the figure in 2020, with a global death toll of 18 million in 2020.
Although the United States has approved three vaccines and begun to vaccinate children, this grim milestone has come.
According to CDC data, about 69% of Americans are vaccinated at least partially, while 59% are fully vaccinated.
Among this group, people aged 65 and above have the highest vaccination rate. In this age group, almost 100% of people are at least partially vaccinated, while 86% are completely vaccinated.
Although the number of new cases in the United States began to decline in September, these figures later began to rise steadily. Last week, the number of new cases in 29 states was higher than the previous week.