WORLD US posts new daily virus case record of 60,209: Johns Hopkins

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US posts new daily virus case record of 60,209: Johns Hopkins

AFP

08:47, July 08, 2020

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The United States, the country hardest hit by the coronavirus, on Tuesday posted 60,209 new cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.

The country was just shy of three million cases, at 2,991,351, the Baltimore-based university said in its latest data as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Wednesday).

The death toll stood at 131,362, with 1,114 additional deaths counted.

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