A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP
A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP

US Covid-19 death toll on verge of surpassing that of 1918 Spanish flu

  • Covid-related US deaths nearing 675,000, according to Johns Hopkins University
  • The Delta variant represents 99.4 per cent of US coronavirus cases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP
A woman walks through a field of white flags on the Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. More than 600,000 miniature white flags symbolise the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US. Photo: AFP
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