There were a record number (444) of new cases of coronavirus cases reported in Monterey County, bringing the grand total to 18,951. Nationwide, there was also a new record of nearly a quarter of million cases, bringing the total over 17 million for the first time. Deaths were also at a new record of 4,255, with a cume total of 310,189. In California, new cases more than doubled with a cume total now at 1.741 million and deaths soared to 425, bringing the total close to 22K. These numbers are exploding, please stay at home as much as possible.