President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives misplaced from COVID-19 with a second of silence and candle lighting ceremony on the White Home.
The nation is anticipated to move the grim milestone on Monday, simply over a yr after the primary confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus.
The White Home mentioned Biden will ship remarks at sundown to honor those that misplaced their lives. He will likely be joined by first woman Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff. They’ll take part within the second of silence and lighting ceremony.
Biden has made a degree of recognizing the lives misplaced from the virus. His first occasion upon arriving in Washington for his inauguration a month in the past was to ship remarks at a COVID-19 memorial ceremony.