US passes 250,000 deaths from coronavirus
- Bleak landmark comes as more than 11m have been infected
- Biden Covid adviser warns of further hardship over winter
The United States has seen more than 250,000 deaths due to Covid-19 as a new swath of data was released that pushed the stricken country over the grim landmark on Wednesday.
Latest figures from Johns Hopkins University showed that the number of people killed by the virus is now 250,029.