'Today we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone - 500,071 dead,' Joe Biden said at a candle-lighting ceremony at the White House to mark the grim milestone.
Biden visited a factory in Kalamazoo, where he met with lab workers and learned about the process behind creating one of the two COVID-19 vaccines that are being widely used across the country.
It said Ocean County had appealed to Governor Phil Murphy's staff to require hospitals to expand the vaccine distribution in order to serve the public that can now get it.
The number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital in the U.S. has fallen to about 110,000 from a high of 132,000 on Januray 7.
Although there's been a slight downward trend, officials warn that could reverse when the full impact from holiday gathering transmissions is felt.
Bengaluru and Hyderabad retain their crowns as India's Silicon Valleys as both see maximum traction from contractors on the platform, according to a survey by contractual job marketplace Techfynder.