coronavirus deaths

U.S. Approaching Half-Million Coronavirus Deaths

The U.S. stands at the brink of 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus. A year into the pandemic, America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, calls the looming milestone horrible and historic. The running total of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, was about 498,000 on Sunday. That’s roughly the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and just shy…

Montgomery to Pay Tribute to Those Who Died of COVID-19

The city of Montgomery has announced that downtown landmarks will be lit in amber hues tomorrow night as part of a nationwide initiative to mourn the more than 394,000 American lives lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. That number includes 283 Montgomery residents. Montgomery City Hall, the Court Street fountain and Riverwalk tunnel will display amber lights in…