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Over 600,000 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in the U.S.

The United States reported 600,296 COVID-19 deaths from January 3, 2020, to July 5, 2021.

While addressing the nation on July 4, 2021, President Joe Biden declared that the U.S. was on the verge of defeating the COVID-19 pandemic. As of that day, he claimed 603,018 people died due to the disease.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 660,535 excess deaths due to COVID-19 from February 1, 2020, to June 26, 2021. CDC defines excess death as an average count. CDC noted that their updates are delayed due to the slow and ongoing count of death certificates. Hence their numbers might vary from other sources.

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 33,378,423 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 600,296 deaths From January 3, 2020, to July 5, 2021. A total of 330,160,573 COVID-19 vaccines were administered as of July 1, 2021.

According to The New York Times, as of July 5, 2021, there have been 604,793 deaths in the U.S. owing to COVID-19, and a total of 33,690,446 persons have tested positive.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19, including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organization or your national healthcare authority.

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