US election: Biden urges mask-wearing to save 'thousands of lives' The US president-elect says a mask is "not a political statement" and can help turn Covid-19 around. US death toll from coronavirus surpasses 250,000 - The Boston GlobeExperts predict that the country could soon be reporting 2,000 deaths a day or more, matching or exceeding the spring peak, and that 100,000 to 200,000 more Americans could die in the coming months. Biden, Harris to meet virtually with US mayors amid coronavirus surgePresident-elect Joe Biden plans to speak with mayors on Monday amid the continuing surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Biden paints Trump as reckless as Pence and science advisers cheer vaccine newsAt dueling public events, the president-elect and the White House offered starkly different views of Trump’s pandemic response. A spiraling COVID-19 crisis will confront Joe Biden on day one. What’s his plan and how will he get it done?Joe Biden's aides insist a clear strategy on the COVID-19 pandemic will unify a deeply divided nation. What's the strategy and will it work? Biden set to address plans for economy as pandemic ragesPresident-elect Joe Biden is set to outline his plans to revive the nation’s economy in the midst of a global health crisis Biden set to address plans for economy as pandemic rages - The Boston GlobePresident-elect Joe Biden is set to outline his plans to revive the nation’s economy in the midst of a global health crisis on Monday as he pushes forward with his transition to the White House despite President Trump’s refusal to accept the election Biden seeks to rally nation to fight COVID-19: 'This election is over'President-elect Joe Biden on Monday declared the election “over” and called on Americans of all political persuasions to join together to slow the spread of the coronavirus.