Images of Detroit-area residents who died from COVID-19 line a street during a drive-through memorial on Sept. 1 on Belle Isle in Detroit. The number of U.S. dead has crossed the 200,000 mark — and the figure could nearly double by the end of the year, experts say.

Pictures of Metro Detroit residents, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), line the street during a drive through memorial, on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC21QI9NW1IR