Official US Coronavirus Death Toll Now Over 100,000
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From the CenterU.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens
The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.
About 1,400 Americans have died on average each day in May, down from a peak of 2,000 in April, according to the tally of state and county data on COVID-19 deaths.
In about three months, more Americans have died from COVID-19 than during the Korean War, Vietnam War and...
From the RightNursing Homes Account for 42 Percent of America's COVID-19 Fatalities
Almost exactly three months ago, the first major outbreak of COVID-19 within the United States occurred at a nursing home in Washington state.
Now, after more than 100,000 Americans have died from the disease that has swept across the country and wrecked wide swaths of the economy, it appears that nursing homes are still the most vulnerable places—by a wide margin.
In at least 22 states, more than half the reported COVID-19 fatalities have occurred in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, according to state-reported data aggregated by researchers...
From the LeftTrump, downplaying deaths, once claimed US would never see 100,000 milestone
In just under four months, more than 100,000 Americans are now reported to have died from the novel coronavirus, a grim milestone President Donald Trump once suggested the country would never see.
Roughly a month ago, Trump, at a White House task force briefing, said, "It looks like we'll be at about a 60,000 mark, which is 40,000 less than the lowest number thought of."
A few days later, on April 24, he again sought to highlight a lesser number: "Minimal numbers were going to be 100,000 people. And we're...