COVID-19 cases top 10 million worldwide and over 500,000 deaths

Nationally, Canada's total is now 103,507 cases, with 8,570 deaths.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has hit the 10 million mark, with 500,000 deaths being linked to the virus.

The United States has the most total confirmed cases (2.5 million), followed by Brazil (1.3 million), according to John Hopkins University and Medicine.

There have been close to 126,000 COVID-19 relates deaths reported in the U.S.

While New York has the most cases and deaths, new cases are spiking in Florida, with 8,942 reported on Friday and 9,500 on Saturday.
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“What the situation in the United States is showing us is that we need to continue being diligent and careful so that we don’t lose all of the significant progress we made over the past few months,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during Monday’s daily news briefing from Ottawa.

Nationally, Canada has 103,507 total cases, with 8,570 COVID-19 related deaths.

Canada’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Theresa Tam says 64 per cent of Canadians with COVID-19 have recovered.

Ontario added 257 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest one-day increase since June 13.

Health Officials in Canada are set to release new COVID-19 modeling Monday afternoon.

The last updated modeling figures projected up to 107,454 cases and 9,400 COVID-19 related deaths by June 15.

The data showed that 90 per cent of all new cases in June were reported in Ontario and Quebec.

Trudeau said the projections will show things are moving in the right direction in Canada.

“After a very challenging Spring, things are moving in the right direction … there are still hotspots but nationally the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths are declining,” Trudeau said.