The US death toll from COVID-19 during President Joe Biden’s first ten months in office has surpassed the recorded death toll during President Donald Trump’s last 12 months in office, when a vaccine against the virus was not still available, according to Joe Biden’s first 10 months coronavirus death toll report.
Before Joe Biden began his 11th month in the administration, 396,529 persons in the United States died from COVID-19, exceeding the total number of people who died from the illness in a single year under Donald Trump.
Within his first ten months as president, and about a year after the first verified incidence of coronavirus in the United States, Biden has seen the mortality toll more than double.
During the October 2020 debate with Trump, President Biden, who has campaigned aggressively to combat the coronavirus, argued that “whoever is responsible for that many deaths” – around 220,000 at the time – “should not continue to be the President of the United States of America.”
Early of Dec., when asked if this was still the case after more Americans died from the Covid-19 under President Biden than under President Trump, White House press secretary Jen Psaki utterly avoided the topic.
Indeed, Biden has broken some coronavirus-related promises, during the year in which vaccines were supposed to bring the pandemic under control.
“The Biden administration is now considering closing schools and even requiring vaccinations for schoolchildren. This is a travesty, and the MAGA nation should rise and oppose the federal government’s inexcusable acts. Democrats are happy to have discussed this year’s objective to vaccinate children in Democratic-run schools in Detroit and elsewhere”.
In a scathing statement Wednesday, Jan. 5, former President Donald Trump said that the federal government “must be restrained” and enable Americans to enjoy fundamental freedom in deciding what to do with their bodies, including getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Trump went on to ask Biden to coordinate the delivery of life-saving coronavirus therapy, a topic that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has also raised. As a result, “the red states get the short end of the stick.”
“In my administration, we respected the role of Governors to take care of their own states, and they could request antibodies and therapeutics depending on what they needed. That’s the way our Country is supposed to be run.”
“But we never issued mandates, and I never would!” he added, asserting that “people should be able to choose how they want to govern their own health.”
According to the New York Times, despite the widespread availability of vaccination, more people in the United States have died from coronavirus this year than the previous year.