According to numbers compiled by New York City, more than 45,000 residents have died from COVID since February 2020.
The pandemic has claimed nearly 1 million lives in the U.S., leaving empty spaces in homes and neighborhoods across the country, whether we are aware of them or not. Here are some portraits of these places left behind.
A memorial grove to COVID-19 victims has been planted in Ohio, and governors and lawmakers elsewhere are pursuing similar permanent remembrances.
A portion of Leggett Avenue in the Bronx, where Fred the Godson grew up, was renamed in his honor.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris spoke at a ceremony on the National Mall paying tribute to the more than 400,000 U.S. victims of the pandemic.
The U.S. is celebrating this Veterans Day with virtual gatherings and spectator-free parades. Many of the traditional ceremonies have been canceled this year because of the surging coronavirus that has killed thousands of veterans.
A pair of sisters have lived through two pandemics more than a century apart.
A New York City physician known for his dedication to patient care continued working on the frontlines of the pandemic in an intensive care unit and died from COVID-19.
The request, posted on an online neighborhood forum by a Brooklyn funeral director, was simple but heartfelt. A 91-year-old woman had died from the coronavirus. Her family was scattered in other states. Would anyone like to contribute items for her funeral, like flowers?