A North Carolina couple married for more than 50 years died of the novel coronavirus just minutes apart while holding hands, CNN reported.
The family of Johnny Lee Peoples and Cathy "Darlene" Peoples says it hopes the story reminds people that the virus is real.
“We need to hunker down and get through this fall and winter because it’s not going to be easy,” Fauci said earlier this month.
“We've been through this before,” he said. “Don't ever, ever underestimate the potential of the pandemic. And don't try and look at the rosy side of things.”