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U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 100,000

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When readers across the country pick up a copy of the New York Times on Sunday, they will be confronted with an extraordinarily grim sight.

They will see the names and a peek into the lives of the people who died in the U.S. as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The nearly one thousand obituaries, which fill the entire front page, represent only an estimated 1% of the death toll.

As of Saturday, more than 97,000 people in the U.S. had died from complications with COVID-19.

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Cross on a gravestone and COVID-19 text
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