The United States recorded at least 42,000 new Coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tally showed Monday.

Iran PressAmerica: More than 2,603,700 people in the United States have been infected with the Coronavirus and at least 126,100 have died, according to a New York Times database.

Several state governors have been forced to reimpose lockdowns on businesses such as restaurants and bars, though the White House blames the rise in cases to record levels largely on expanded testing and not community spread.

Meanwhile, the global death toll is 508,084 with 10,409,239 confirmed cases, according to the World Health Organization.

COVID-19 was first detected in China's Wuhan in late December and has since spread across the world. 207/216

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