The U.S. rachet up another milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, recording more than 1 million new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday.
Data from the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine indicated that on Monday, Jan. 3 there were 1,082,549 new COVID-19 cases reported in the U.S., a record single-day total.
The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has risen nearly 50% in the past week and now exceeds 100,000, according to press reports.
According to Johns Hopkins, 827,748 Americans have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic officially began in 2020, and 56 million confirmed cases have been reported.
Edited by Jesus Chan
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