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U.S. Mourns 500,000 COVID Deaths: Death Toll A 'Heartbreaking Milestone': Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden led Americans in observing a moment of silence to commemorate the grim milestone of 500,000 U.S. Deaths from COVID-19.

The President and Vice-president, and their spouses, observed a moment of silence outside the white house during a candle-lighting ceremony.

Speaking on the occasions the U.S. President urged Americans to set aside partisan differences and fight the pandemic together.

The confirmed U.S. Infections now stand at 28.1 million, also a global record.