The United States on Monday surpassed 10,000 coronavirus deaths, while the number of confirmed cases rose to almost 350,000, although the number of new cases in Europe appears to be slowing. Meanwhile, New York City authorities said they are considering using a local park as a temporary burial ground for Covid-19 victims.

The US death toll from Covid-19 reached 10,372 on Monday, putting this country in third place - after Italy and Spain - in that dire statistic, according to the ongoing unofficial tally by The Johns Hopkins University.