According to a recent data compiled and released on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University, United States total covid-19 related deaths have exceeded 800,000 making it the highest reported national death toll since the beginning of the global pandemic.
TOS NEWS understands that the US accounts for approximately 4% of the world’s population but about 15% of the 5.3 million known deaths from the coronavirus since it emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019.
President Joe Biden in a statement said, “As we mark the tragic milestone of 800,000 American deaths due to Covid-19, we remember each person and the lives they lived, and we pray for the loved ones left behind.
“As we head into the winter and confront a new variant, we must resolve to keep fighting this virus together.”
It was gathered that the majority of the deaths in the US were recorded among unvaccinated people.