New cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. have remained stubbornly high in recent days, with the country averaging more than 51,100 new cases per day over the past seven days. Universities and schools have already begun reopening, many against a backdrop of significant community spread. Countries that had early success in containing the virus, such as New Zealand, are now struggling to eradicate it and are facing new and mystifying clusters of infection.
Here are some of the biggest developments Monday:
University of North Carolina shifts in-person classes to remote learningThe following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:
- Global cases: More than 21.7 million
- Global deaths: At least 775,900
- U.S. cases: More than 5.4 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 170,000