COVID-19 live updates: The United States plans to reopen the borders with Mexico and Canada to vaccinated people.
COVID-19 has been on the rise in the United States as the more contagious delta version spreads.
According to real-time data gathered by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, more than 716,000 Americans have perished from COVID-19. Over 4.8 million people have died worldwide.
According to CDC data, just 66 percent of Americans aged 12 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.