The United States on Monday recorded fewer than 30,000 new daily coronavirus cases for the first time since June.

The Johns Hopkins tracker logged 24,257 new cases in the U.S., the first time since June 21 that the daily total fell below 30,000, ABC News reported. The country’s high of 77,255 was set on July 16.

The U.S. had 267 coronavirus-related deaths Monday, the lowest daily death toll since July 4 and down from a peak of 2,666 on April 17, according to ABC News.

As of Tuesday, the U.S. has roughly 6.3 million confirmed coronavirus cases, including more than 189,000 deaths, according to the tracker.

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