Monday, April 6, 2020

10,000 dead of coronavirus in USA, more fatalities than six wars combined

By Joel Shannon, USA Today

The USA reached a grim milestone in its fight against the coronavirus Monday: More than 10,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the nation.

There were 10,335 deaths as of Monday afternoon, according to the Johns Hopkins dashboard, which tracks the numbers.

That total surpasses the number of battle deaths from six U.S. wars combined, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Read more >>