Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Surpasses 500,000 Deaths, a Staggering Loss

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Surpasses 500,000 Deaths, a Staggering Loss
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A memorial in Washington in January for the 400,000 lives lost to the coronavirus in the United States.  President Biden has said that the memorial will not be the country’s last.
Credit…Todd Heisler/The New York Times

The United States reached a staggering milestone on Monday, surpassing 500,000 known coronavirus-related deaths in a pandemic that has lasted almost a year. The nation’s total virus toll is higher than in any other country in the world. It has far surpassed early predictions of loss by some federal experts. And it means that more Americans have died from Covid-19 than did on the battlefields of World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War combined.

“The magnitude of it is just horrifying,” said Jeffrey Shaman, a professor of…



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