January Marks Deadliest Month for Coronavirus Pandemic in the US
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- January ranks as the dealiest month in the US since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, with most lives claimed of any month
- Nearly 80,000 people died of COVID-19 this month as of Tuesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University
- The US has recorded over 25 million confirmed cases and more than 425,000 deaths, the highest counts of any country
- While daily cases and hospitalization rates are down in the country, there are growing concerns about the new coronavirus variants emerging from different parts of the world
- The news comes as President Joe Biden announced plans on Tuesday to purchase 200 million more vaccine doses