Coronavirus: Global cases pass 35 million

The coronavirus pandemic has sickened more than 35,177,600 people globally. As of Monday morning, at least 1,036,500 people have died worldwide.

The United States reported 50,044 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the country’s total – the highest in the world and a fifth of global cases – to nearly 7.5 million.

690 new deaths were confirmed, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States is nearing 210,000 deaths.

India’s coronavirus case tally rose by 74,442 in the last 24 hours to 6.63 million on Monday morning, data from the health ministry showed. Deaths from coronavirus infections rose by 903 to 102,685.

The UK reported 22,961 new cases on Sunday.

Brazil has reported 8,456 more cases, taking the total to 4,915,289. Deaths rose by 365, bringing the toll to 146,352.

South Africa said a further 1,573 coronavirus cases were confirmed on Sunday, bringing the total up to 681,289. Deaths rose by 38 to 16,976.