U.S. Reaches Nearly 100,000 New Daily COVID-19 Cases

Headline Roundup October 31st, 2020

On Friday, the United States recorded more than 97,000 new coronavirus cases in one day after reporting more than 91,000 infections on Thursday and 80,662 new cases on Wednesday. This marks the third day a new record has been set since 83,718 new cases were recorded on Oct. 23. The U.S. now has the highest number of cases in the world at approximately 9 million, and the highest death toll at nearly 230,000, according to John Hopkins University. According to the COVID-19 Tracking Project, 11 states reported single-day records for new cases during the week of Oct. 25.

Coverage from across the political spectrum reported on the record numbers and analyzed the numbers overall and in each region. Some left-rated outlets compared how each presidential candidate responded to the numbers and how they approached campaigning the weekend before the election.

U.S. Reaches Nearly 100,000 New Daily COVID-19 Cases

From the Right

The number of new U.S. COVID-19 cases continued to break records for the third day straight on Friday, when more than 97,000 infections were reported, according to NBC News.

That number tops Thursday’s previous record-breaking 90,456 cases.

And Thursday’s number had broken Wednesday’s record high of 80,662 new cases.

In all, it is the fifth time since Oct. 22 that the number of new daily cases reached a record high.

There were 969 reported deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, the network reported.

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From the Left

The United States on Friday once again saw a record number of Covid-19 cases, when more than 98,500 infections were reported, according to an NBC News tally.

It's the fifth time since Oct. 22 that a new daily case record was set. Across the country, 98,583 new infections were reported Friday.

The U.S. reported 978 deaths Friday, according to an NBC News count.

The last benchmark of 90,456 cases was hit Thursday, just hours after the U.S. logged its 9 millionth coronavirus case and shattered the previous daily record of...

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From the Center

The US has recorded at least 94,000 new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, with spikes in dozens of states days before the presidential election.

It is the second day in a row the country has broken its daily new case record after reporting more than 91,000 infections on Thursday.

More than nine million total cases have been reported in the US, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.

The contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden comes to a head on Tuesday.

Twenty-one states are experiencing outbreaks, with...

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