Funeral Bell at Washington National Cathedral Tolls 500 Times for Half Million COVID-19 Dead

The funeral bell at the Washington National Cathedral tolled 500 times on February 22 to commemorate the half million people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States since last year.

This livestream, broadcast by the cathedral, shows candles and the names of victims, while the bell tolls in the background. The memorial included interfaith prayers. President Joe Biden also spoke on Monday evening to mark the passing of 500,000 deaths. Credit: Washington National Cathedral via Storyful