US Death Toll passes 500,000 due to Covid-19. A tribute to lives lost to soon to the pandemic.
President Biden, First Lady Dr Jill Biden, Vice President Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff will mark the grim milestone of over 500,000 lives lost to the pandemic Monday evening at 6:15pm with a candle lighting ceremony and a moment of silence. President Biden will speak before the ceremony.
COVID-19 Memorial Service Held In Washington On The Eve Of Biden's Inauguration
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19:Doug Emhoff, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Dr. Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden face the Reflecting Pool as they observe a moment of silence at a memorial for victims of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at the Lincoln Memorial on the eve of the presidential inauguration on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. There have been nearly 400,00 deaths in the U.S. since the first confirmed case of the virus in Seattle in January of 2020. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)