Coronavirus updates: Health-care workers under pressure with surge in U.S. cases; air travel picking up

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The U.S. continues to notch record Covid-19 infections, with the national seven-day average of daily new cases hitting 170,855 on Sunday, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data. It's possible the numbers will get a little more opaque heading into the holiday weekend. Local health outposts typically pause reporting for national holidays, which could lead to slight backlogs.

Here are some of the biggest developments Monday:

The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:

  • Global cases: More than 58.79 million
  • Global deaths: At least 1.39 million
  • U.S. cases: More than 12.25 million
  • U.S. deaths: At least 256,803