Biden to remember Americans killed by COVID-19 as death toll reaches half a million

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Updated: March 2, 2021

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Monday will remember Americans who died from COVID-19 in a speech at the White House. The First Lady, the Vice President, and the Second Gentleman will be in attendance.

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.

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About half a million Americans have died from the coronavirus and millions others have contracted the deadly virus.

President Biden will also participate in his first virtual bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, while the President and his Cabinet will meet virtually with Canada’s Ministers on a range of bilateral and global issues.

On the domestic front, the President will make an announcement related to small businesses, sign an Executive Order on the economy, and engage in a virtual discussion with essential workers.

Mr. Biden will receive a briefing from his COVID-19 response team, participate in an event on the state of vaccinations, and deliver remarks virtually to the National Governors Association Winter Meeting.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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