Washington: The United States has added almost 143,000 new COVID-19 cases and close to 1,000 more deaths, according to updated data Monday from Johns Hopkins University.
The data shows there were 142,700 new cases Sunday, bringing the national total to 12.25 million since the start of the pandemic. There have been more than 2 million new cases since Nov. 10. At the start of the crisis, it took six months to reach 2 million cases in the United States.
Another 900 patients died on Sunday, according to the data. Almost 25,000 patients have died nationwide in November alone.
The average deaths per day (1,300) has risen by 50% over the last two weeks, according to the health website Stat, and there have now been a total of 256,800 coronavirus deaths in the United States.