Five days of mourning have been announced in the United States, the AP reported.
The agency notes that this was ordered by President Joe Biden. To this end, the flags of federal agencies will be lowered in half in mourning for half a million victims of COVID-19 in the United States.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the flags would be halved for five days.
President Biden will even call on his compatriots to be united, to follow the instructions of the health authorities and to be vaccinatedto be able to fight the pandemic.
The United States today crossed the threshold of 500,000 deaths from complications from coronavirus infection.
The number of deaths in the pandemic increased in April 2020 and in the winter of 2021. The maximum mortality rate was reached in January-February this year.
Into the light 112 million are infected with coronavirus, 87 million have recovered, 2.4 million have died.