The United States registered a record 100,233 new COVID-19 coronavirus infections on Friday, Reuters reports, citing the official data.
The figure follows another daily record of 91,248 new cases on Thursday and exceeds the highest daily uptick globally, previously posted by India, which registered 97,894 new cases in one day.
The total number of confirmed cases in the United States has now exceeded 9 million, the Johns Hopkins University online tracker shows.
The country’s death toll is approaching 230,000.
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