U.S. Reports 128K New Covid Cases, 464 Deaths

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With 128,277 new positive cases reported on Monday, the total number of people that have been infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 92,244,528, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

464 additional deaths on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,034,054.

Florida reported the most number of cases - 20,697 and deaths - 189.

Covid deaths have increased by 10 percent while cases decreased by 16 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest tally shows.

More than 43,000 people are currently in American hospitals with the coronavirus. Nearly 5,000 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units.

89,169,401 people have so far recovered from the disease, the Worldometer tally shows.

2,204 additional deaths were reported globally on Monday, taking the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,421,210.

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