Since September 17, local time, hundreds of thousands of white flags have been planted in the National Mall area of Washington, DC to mourn the deceased of the new crown.
This art installation entitled "In America: Remembering" is curated by American artist Suzanne Firstenberg. She plans to plant a white flag corresponding to the number of deaths from the new crown in the National Mall in Washington with the public within two weeks. To show condolences.
American artist Furstenberg introduced that she planned this art installation to express that those who died from the new crown were not just numbers.
She said that this is a tragedy like slow motion, and it is still going on.
Every day she will update the death number and plant more flags.
At present, almost 670,000 faces have been inserted, but she still needs to add more than 2,600 faces.
Each flag here represents a life.
Every life is important. When people come here and see the message on the flag, it will make people feel the sadness surrounding this flag.
She said that one out of every 500 Americans died from the new crown, which is incredible.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of the 18th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeded 42.04 million, and the number of deaths reached 673,000.
(Reporter Chen Mengtong produced Li Jiali)
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