The paper will list the names of 1,000 people around the country who have died of the virus.
That number represents just 1% of the U.S. deaths as we approach 100,000 deaths in a matter of days.
The front page of The New York Times for May 24, 2020 pic.twitter.com/Mp4figjnQe
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 23, 2020
Along with the names, there will be a brief description of the victim taken from their obituary.
A sub-headline will read, “They were not simply names on a list — they were us.”