Biden to Hold Moment of Silence for 500,000 US COVID-19 DeathsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

President Joe Biden on Monday will hold a moment of silence for the 500,000 Americans that are said to have died with COVID-19. A running tally of people in the United States dying with the disease was near 499,000 as of Monday morning. Official data from the U.S. government, which lags behind, says that there have been just under 466,961 deaths involving COVID-19 as of Feb. 13. Biden in the evening will deliver remarks on “the lives lost to COVID-19,” according to the White House. Afterwards, he, First Lady Jill Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, “will hold a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at sundown in the South Portico.” The 500,000 mark will come about a month after the death toll hit 400,000. Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who was later confirmed, said Jan. 17 that the United …Read More

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