More Americans died from Covid-19 than from the Vietnam War in which 58,220 Americans died.
The US death toll from coronavirus has climbed to more than 58,300, and the number of cases hit 1 million as of today.
US President Donald Trump expects 2 million Americans would die of coronavirus.
He said during a White House briefing on Monday the US has “lost a lot of people” but added that “original projections” had initially predicted more than 2 million deaths.
“We’re probably heading to 60,000, 70,000,” he said.
“One person is far too many for this,” he added.
The “wartime” president is facing an a lot of criticism during the public health crisis.