President Joe Biden, after testing negative for COVID on Saturday and Sunday, left the White House for the first time since becoming infectious last month, the Associated Press reported. Biden emerged from an isolation that lasted longer than expected because of a rebound case of the virus. "He will safety return to public engagement and presidential travel," White House Physician Dr. Kevin O'Connor wrote. The daily average for new U.S. cases continued its recent decline, but not all data are being captured as many people are testing at home. The average stood at 117,564 on Sunday, according to a New York Times tracker , down 8% from two weeks ago. The daily average for hospitalizations was flat at 43,375, while the daily average for deaths is up 11% to 494. Globally, the confirmed case tally rose above 584.6 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns 2Hopkins, while the death toll is above 6.41 million with the U.S. leading the world with 92.1 million cases and 1,033,556 deaths.