The newspaper's cover headline, which reads "U.S. Deaths Near 100,000, an Incalculable Loss", has divided Twitter, with confused users questioning how The New York Times predicts tomorrow's fatalities, while others blamed US President Donald Trump for a weak response to the virus crisis in the country.
"They were us", the paper states.
"Joe Diffie, 62, Nashville, Grammy-winning country music star", and "Lila A. Fenwick, 87, New York City, first black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School", victims featured by the Times included.
In an article for Times Insider, assistant graphics editor Simone Landon explained the treatment was a way of personalising the tragedy as readers and staff developed data fatigue from the constant reporting of the pandemic.
"We knew that there should be some way to try to reckon with that number", she added".
One thousand COVID-19 victims were named across the front page and inside the paper - representing just one per cent of the current death toll - on Sunday, to mark the "vastness and the variety of lives lost".
Americans file 2.4 million jobless claims
Jobless claims have reached into the millions on a weekly basis since mid-March, underscoring the depth and breadth of job losses. This comes as a new study finds Kentucky is one of the most affected states when it comes to an increase in unemployment claims.
Football Moment that Left us Speech-Less.
With an 11- 0 score at the end of the game, Germany started the Shanghai Women’s World Cup with a world record win. Women’s World Cup 2007 Germanys women’s team opened the World Cup with a bang against Argentina.
Celebrities Who Suffer With Chronic Diseases
Now if that isn’t the epitome of what a BFF is, I don’t know what is! Selena continues to be on chronic medication. There is also a huge list of celebrities past like famous painter vincent Van Gogh who suffered with this disease.