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COVID-19 Tally: U.S. Deaths Surpass 800,000

More than 1,200 people are dying from COVID-19 each day

Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 800,000 on Wednesday, according to a New York Times database, as the pandemic neared the end of a second year and as known virus cases in this country rose above 50 million.

The new death toll — the highest known number of any country — comes a year after vaccines against the coronavirus began rolling out in the United States. It also comes at a tenuous moment in the pandemic: Cases are rising once again, hospitals in some parts of the country are stretched to their limits with COVID patients and the threat and uncertainties of a new variant loom.

More than 1,200 people in the United States are dying from COVID-19 each day.

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