July 14 coronavirus news

By Jessie Yeung, Steve George, Tara John, Meg Wagner, Mike Hayes and Melissa Macaya, CNN

Updated 0450 GMT (1250 HKT) July 15, 2020
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12:07 a.m. ET, July 14, 2020

The US reported more than 56,000 new cases today

Drivers wait to be tested for Covid-19 at a testing site on July 13 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Drivers wait to be tested for Covid-19 at a testing site on July 13 in Miami Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The United States now has at least 3,361,042 cases of coronavirus and 135,582 related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.

On Monday, the US reported 56,100 new cases and 377 deaths. 

The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as repatriated cases. 

Follow our live tracker of US cases here:

8:15 a.m. ET, July 14, 2020

Mexico surpasses 300,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

From CNN's Karol Suarez in Mexico City and Florencia Trucco

Doctors and a respiratory therapist assist a Covid-19 patient at the Juarez de Mexico Hospital, in Mexico City, on July 8.
Doctors and a respiratory therapist assist a Covid-19 patient at the Juarez de Mexico Hospital, in Mexico City, on July 8. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images

Mexico confirmed 4,685 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of infections to 304,435.

The Mexican Health Ministry also reported 485 new deaths, bringing the country’s coronavirus death toll to 35,491.

President claims progress: Earlier Sunday, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said claimed the pandemic "is losing intensity." 

The president made the comments before the Sunday figures were released, but the country has reported consistent daily increases in cases throughout the pandemic.

"I want to tell you that the report is positive, is good, the conclusion is that the pandemic is decreasing, is losing intensity," he said in a video address to the nation.
12:06 a.m. ET, July 14, 2020

21 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19 this month

The National Basketball Association and its players' union said in a joint statement on Monday that two more players have tested positive for Covid-19 at the league’s Orlando campus.

A total of 21 NBA players have tested positive for the virus since July 1.  

Two players returned positive tests while still under initial quarantine after arriving at the NBA’s campus in Orlando. Those players have left the league’s campus to isolate at home or in isolation housing.

The other 19 players tested positive before traveling to the league’s Orlando campus and are in self-isolation at home until being cleared to travel.