Coronavirus USA live updates: cases, deaths, news and stimulus checks, today

Hello and welcome to our live, rolling coverage of the coronavirus in the United States

The global number of Covid-19 cases is close to 13 million, with several worrying hotspots around the world, including in Latin America and India. The US though remains the most badly affected country, with nearly 3.3 million cases. 

Florida has recorded the highest ever daily total new cases for any state since the start of the pandemic, with over 15,300 cases on Sunday. That would rank it fourth in terms of countries, behind the USA, Brazil and India. 

The previous highest total for any state was 12,274 recorded by New York on 4 April. Florida’s previous high was 11,458 on 4 July.

The global death toll stands at over 567,000, with the US over 135,000 reported deaths from the novel coronavirus.