June 5, 2020
COVID-19 Deaths: A New, Heartbreaking Milestone
Last week, the number of COVID-19 deaths in this country crossed the 100,000-lives marker, ballooning from the two known fatalities reported in February. The number of lives that have been lost to this pandemic is now nearly enough to fill Yankee stadium—twice. Although COVID-19 deaths have now occurred in all 50 states, the disease has had a disproportionate impact on men, the elderly and racial or ethnic minorities. More on which segments of our communities bear the highest burden [is included].
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