An unwanted milestone! The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States may surpass 500,000 today. Many COVID-19 dashboard data platforms put the number at about 499,000 at time of writing.
The rise of the death toll has been growing at alarming rate. Roughly, the US coronavirus death toll since last May:
100,000: May 2020
200,000: September 2020
300,000: December 2020
400,000: January 2021
500,000: February 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci was recently quoted that mask-wearing may continue into 2022. To ensure everyone’s safety, it is looking more and more like that.