US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP

US coronavirus deaths pass 500,000, as Joe Biden leads nation in mourning

  • The president addressed Americans from the White House before marking a moment of silence in front of 500 candles representing the huge toll
  • Biden has warned that America’s fatalities could go ‘well over’ 600,000, even as infection rates drop amid a vaccine roll-out

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence in memory of US Covid-19 victims at the White House on Monday. Photo: AP
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