One in 500 Americans died from COVID-19

One in every 500 people in the United States has died as a result of a coronavirus infection.

According to Johns Hopkins University, by September 16, there were 666,525 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Census Bureau reports more than 332.7 million citizens living in the country. These figures show that one in every 500 Americans has died from the coronavirus.

The United States leads the world in the number of fatalities and detected cases of COVID-19. According to Hopkins University, 41,531,501 people have been infected in the country since the beginning of the epidemic.

A global summit on COVID-19, chaired by the United States, will be held Sept. 22. The administration of U.S. leader Joe Biden sent out an invitation to world leaders to the event, which will take place during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly session.