There were 138 new coronavirus cases in Monterey County, with total cases now at 12,136. There were five new hospitalizations and no new deaths reported. Nationwide, there were more than 100K new cases reported again, bringing the grand total up to 9.761 million. Hospitalizations have spiked, which has led several states to hunker down and reinstate some lock-down restrictions. Deaths rose by more than 1,000, for a total of 236K. In California, there were almost 6K new cases again, with a total of 962,400 reported. There were 42 new deaths, for a total of 17,873.