Texas became the first state to surpass a million coronavirus cases in the United States, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.
The United States reported a record increase in coronavirus cases for a fourth consecutive day with at least 131,420 new infections, bringing the country’s total caseload to about 9.91 million, according to a Reuters tally.
Coronavirus cases in the United States surged by at least 120,276, according to a Reuters tally, the second consecutive daily record rise as the outbreak spreads in every region.
Coronavirus cases continued their grim climb in the United States with Midwestern states experiencing record hospitalizations, as increasingly bitter rhetoric kept the virus front and center of campaigning two days before the presidential election.
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.
A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people a day, the latest figures show, with much of the country’s attention focused on the 2020 presidential election.
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.
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.
The United States saw the country’s highest-ever number of new Covid-19 cases in the past two days, keeping the pandemic a top election issue as Vice President Mike Pence travels the U.S. to campaign despite close aides testing positive.
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in France jumped over 1 million, the health ministry reported.