WORLD US sets new record with nearly 290,000 Covid cases in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

WORLD

US sets new record with nearly 290,000 Covid cases in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

AFP

10:04, January 09, 2021

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The United States hit a new record for coronavirus cases Friday, notching nearly 290,000 in a span of 24 hours, according to a real-time tally by Johns Hopkins University.

The country, the hardest-hit in the world by the Covid-19 pandemic, also recorded 3,676 virus deaths in the same day, the Baltimore-based university said.


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