The U.S. reported more than 54,000 new cases of the coronavirus, marking a fourth straight day with daily infections above 50,000, as efforts resumed to establish travel corridors between the U.S. and international destinations.

There were 54,639 confirmed cases, bringing the number of cases in the U.S. to above 7.7 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University on Sunday. The nation’s death toll stood at more than 214,000.

Globally, there were more than 229,000 new cases, with a total of more than 37 million, according to Johns Hopkins. More than one million people have died from the virus.

President Trump gave his first public remarks since contracting Covid-19 more than a week earlier, speaking to hundreds of pro-police activists Saturday on the White House lawn. The president—who didn’t wear a mask—emerged from the White House pumping his fists to cheers of “USA” from the audience. “I’m feeling great,” he said.

Read more: The Wall Street Journal


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