Biden on reaching 500,000 US Covid deaths: ‘We must not become numb to the sorrow’

In a somber address, the president urged Americans to overcome their political divides and follow health guidelines



In a somber address to the nation as the US surpassed half a million coronavirus deaths on Monday, Joe Biden urged the country to unify in its battle against the virus.

“I ask all Americans to remember those we lost and those we left behind. But as we all remember, I also ask us to act, to remain vigilant, to stay socially distanced, to mask up, get vaccinated when it’s your turn,” the president said in his address from the White House.

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