In total, more than 28 million cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic.

US President Joe Biden intends to sign an order to fly flags over American government buildings for five days in memory of 500 thousand people who died from the effects of coronavirus infection in the country. This was stated on Monday at a briefing by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

“President Biden <…”He will order the flags on federal buildings to be lowered at half-mast for the next five days,” she said.

According to Johns Hopkins University, which counts based on information from international organizations, federal and local authorities, since the beginning of the pandemic in the United States, more than 28 million cases of coronavirus infection have been registered 499,309 people have died. The country ranks first in the world in both indicators.