Mapping 500,000 Lives Lost to COVID-19

Screenshot of NBC News interactive map showing 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, focusing on Chicago.
NBC News (screenshot)

On February 21 the U.S. reached a grim milestone: half a million deaths due to COVID-19. This NBC News interactive map visualizes the scale of this tragedy with a county-by-county dot map of those deaths, and offers narrative detail in certain places. [Maps Mania]