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117K New Covid Cases, 278 Deaths In US

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With 117279 new cases reporting on Monday, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 85,632,808, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

278 Covid deaths reported on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,011,543. Florida reported the most number of cases - 15,753 - and deaths - 62.

Cases have fallen by 2 percent and deaths by 12 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest tally shows.

More than 29000 people are currently in American hospitals with the coronavirus, an increase of 9 percent over the last two weeks. More than 3,200 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units, marking 13 percent rise in a fortnight.

83,245,798 people have so far recovered from the disease, the Worldometer tally shows.

1019 additional deaths were reported globally on Sunday, taking the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,310,752.

As per the latest data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 221,727,733 Americans, or 66.8 percent of the eligible population, have been administered both doses of Covid vaccine so far. This includes 91.3 percent of people above 65.

47.1 percent of the eligible population, or 104,419,281 people, have already received a booster dose that is recommended to provide additional protection from the killer virus.

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