Over half a million people in the US have died of COVID-19. The rate of death has slowed dramatically, thanks to the vaccines, but people are still dying every day and they do not have to. Get vaccinated.
🔗 NPR: The U.S. Has Hit 600,000 COVID Deaths, More Than Any Other Country
More than 15 months since the first confirmed death due to COVID-19 in the U.S., the coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 600,000 lives across the country.
But that trend has slowed from thousands to hundreds per day in recent weeks, thanks largely to the ready availability of vaccines.