COVID-19 victims: Biden holds candlelight ceremony on Monday – White House

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United States (U.S.) President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Monday on the lives lost to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
Biden will also hold a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at sundown together with the First Lady, as well as Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, the White House said.“ … the President, the First Lady, the Vice President, and the Second Gentleman will hold a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at sundown in the South Portico,” Biden’s Monday daily guidance, a statement by the White House, said.

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According to the White House, Biden will deliver remarks in the Cross Hall of the White House ahead of the candle lighting ceremony.

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Latest data from Johns Hopkins University indicate that the U.S. has confirmed more than 28.1 million coronavirus cases, while the country’s COVID-19 death toll stands at more than 498,800.

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These are the highest figures of all the countries in the world. According to U.S. media reports, the U.S. coronavirus death toll is expected to surpass 500,000 on Monday. (Sputnik/NAN)Vanguard News Nigeria

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