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US reports world record 100,000 COVID-19 cases in single day

Reuters | Washington

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The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 100,000 new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted a day earlier.

The daily caseload of 100,233 is also a world record for the global pandemic, surpassing the 97,894 cases reported by India on a single day in September. Five times over past ten days, the United States has exceeded its previous single-day record of 77,299 cases registered in July.

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