WORLD US daily Covid-19 cases hit record two days running, topping 120,000: Johns Hopkins

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US daily Covid-19 cases hit record two days running, topping 120,000: Johns Hopkins

AFP

10:11, November 06, 2020

More than 120,000 coronavirus cases were reported in the US in the past 24 hours, smashing a daily record set the day before, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

The country reported 123,085 new infections between 8:30 pm Wednesday and 8:30 pm Thursday (0130 GMT), and 1,226 more deaths, the tally by the Baltimore-based school showed.

On Wednesday, 99,660 new cases of the virus were reported in the nation that has the world's highest number of reported infections and deaths from the virus.

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