The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period, reporting just over 100,000 new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted a day earlier, according to a Reuters tally.

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 500,000 for the first time, a record one-day increase as countries across the Northern Hemisphere reported daily spikes.

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The number of new Covid-19 cases in the United States last week rose 24% to more than 485,000 while the number of tests performed rose 5.5%, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county reports.

The United States, Russia and France set new daily records for coronavirus infections as a second wave swelled across parts of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing some countries to impose new curbs.

New York, the former epicenter of the U.S. Covid-19 pandemic, became the fourth U.S. state to surpass half a million coronavirus cases amid a nationwide surge in infections.

(Reuters) – Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the past two weeks.

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in France jumped over 1 million, the health ministry reported.

Europe’s reported coronavirus cases more than doubled in 10 days, crossing 200,000 daily infections for the first time according to a Reuters tally, with many Southern European countries reporting their highest single-day cases.

The number of coronavirus deaths reported in the United States reached its highest total in two months, offering more evidence that the pandemic was gaining fresh momentum across the country as cooler weather sets in.