US Sets Daily Record of New Coronavirus Cases
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From the CenterUS reports record 36,880 new coronavirus cases
The U.S. on Wednesday reported a record 36,880 new coronavirus cases more than two months after its previous record for daily infections, a signal that the country is struggling to contain the pandemic.
Wednesday's total is 2,000 more than on Tuesday, when 34,700 new cases of COVID-19 nationally were reported, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
New daily cases in the U.S. had hit a peak at 36,739 cases on April 24 and had consistently been on a downward trajectory for weeks until recent spikes in a slate...
From the LeftCoronavirus deaths lag behind surging infections but may catch up soon
With novel coronavirus infections setting a single-day national record Wednesday, health experts are taking little solace from one of the few bright spots in the current resurgence: Deaths are not rising in lockstep with caseloads.
But that may be just a matter of time.
“Deaths always lag considerably behind cases,” Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease specialist, told Congress at a hearing Tuesday. In the weeks to come, he and others said, the death toll is likely to rise commensurately.
Which means Arizona, Texas and Florida, states that reopened...
From the RightUS sets daily record of new coronavirus cases
The U.S. hit an all-time high yesterday in new daily coronavirus cases at 38,672, according to the COVID Tracking Project.
Overall, the U.S. has seen more than 2.38 million confirmed cases as of Thursday, according to the Johns Hopkins University heat map.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll is approximately 121,979. Spikes in cases have been reported around the country, with states including Florida, Texas and California particularly hard hit.
Florida saw a record number of cases on Tuesday, according to a report from the state Department of Health. There were...