The United States on Monday confirmed 59,222 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours.
That put the total number of cases in the US, the nation hardest-hit by the global pandemic, at more than 3.36 million, the Baltimore-based university.
Another 411 deaths were reported, bringing that total toll to 135,582.
The country has seen a resurgence of cases in the so-called Sun Belt, stretching across the south from Florida to California.
On Monday, California’s Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the closure of indoor restaurants, bars, movie theaters, hair salons and houses of worship to stem the spread.
That uptick has prompted some states to backtrack on loosening their anti-virus restrictions — or to reinstate tougher measures.
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