Once the pandemic’s epicenter, New York City has finally found a way to flatten the curve, and yet it still leads the country in COVID-19 cases and deaths. As of Tuesday afternoon, New York City has more than 222,100 confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 22,600 deaths, while the country has almost 3 million cases and more than 130,000 deaths. Beyond each number is a name that belongs to a person who means so much to a community and family. Yahoo News honors the lives of those lost during this pandemic and remembers the sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, friends and family of those all around us. These are their stories.