The United States has surpassed 600,000 deaths since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
There have been at least 600,012 total deaths and 33,477,016 total Covid-19 cases in the US, the data shows.
With more than 600,000 deaths from Covid-19, that means about one in every 550 people in the US has died from the virus.
JHU recorded the first death from Covid-19 on Feb. 29, 2020, in Washington state. Later in the spring, two earlier deaths in California were posthumously confirmed to be from Covid-19.
- The US reported 1,000 total deaths on March 24, 2020.
- 84 days after the first death, the US surpassed 100,000 deaths on May 23, 2020.
- 120 days later, the US surpassed 200,000 deaths on Sept. 20, 2020.
- 82 days later, the US surpassed 300,000 deaths on Dec. 11, 2020.
- 35 days later, the US surpassed 400,000 deaths on Jan. 16, 2021.
- 37 days later, the US surpassed 500,000 deaths on Feb. 22, 2021.
- 113 days later, the US surpassed 600,000 deaths on June 15, 2021.
Eight other countries in the world have reported more than 100,000 total Covid-19 deaths, according to JHU:
- Brazil has 488,228 total deaths.
- India has 377,031 total deaths.
- Mexico has 230,187 total deaths.
- Peru, UK, Italy, Russia and France each have over 100,000 total deaths.