Headline RoundupOctober 31st, 2020

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

Summary from the AllSides News Team

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.

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