Monday Coronavirus Update: Over 1.2 Million Cases Worldwide, Tiger at Bronx Zoo Tests Positive

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There are now over 1.2 million cases of the coronavirus worldwide, 

There are over 69,000 deaths worldwide.

The U.S. has the highest amount of cases, topping 337,000 over the weekend. The death toll in the U.S. has surpassed 9,600.

Spain has over 131,000 cases, with over 12,000 deaths.

And Italy has over 128,000 cases, with nearly 16,000 deaths.

Watch the video above for more.

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Good morning, it’s Monday, April 6.

Let’s go over the latest on the coronavirus.

There are over 1.2 million cases of the virus worldwide, with over 69,000 deaths.

Over 265,000 people have fully recovered from the virus.

The U.S. is the country with the highest amount of cases, topping 337,000 over the weekend. The death toll in the U.S. has surpassed 9,600.

Spain has over 131,000 cases, with over 12,000 deaths.

And Italy has over 128,000 cases, with nearly 16,000 deaths.

New York state is still the epicenter of the virus in the U.S., with over 122,000 cases--which puts it directly behind Italy as one of the places in the world with the highest number of cases.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did report a drop in the number of deaths on Sunday, but he also warned that it could be a ‘blip’ as New York heads towards its apex.

On Sunday, there were 594 new deaths reported, down from 630 on Sunday.

There are over 4,100 deaths in New York alone.

And in a bizarre turn of events, a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19.

And several lions and tigers apparently show symptoms of respiratory illness, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Now, let’s turn our attention worldwide.

U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Johnson tested positive for the virus a little over a week ago.

According to a statement, Johnson’s doctor advised that he be admitted due to persistent symptoms.

And Japan plans to declare a state of emergency as cases of the virus are rapidly increasing in Tokyo and other cities.

Jim Cramer and I will be breaking down the latest live at 10:30 am. You can watch us live on TheStreet.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter @TheStreet.

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