US sees more than 90,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours for 1st time
The United States has reported a record daily spike of coronavirus cases on Thursday as the country registered over 90,000 new infections, according to latest data on the Johns Hopkins University.
According to the data, the country has recorded 91,295 cases in 24 hours which is its worst rise in daily cases. The previous record was 88,973 cases reported on Saturday.
The US has so far reported a Covid-19 tally of 8.94 million since the beginning of the pandemic.
The country also reported 1,021 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours and the total death toll in the country due to the virus has gone up to 2,28,625. It may be noted that the US remains the worst-affected country in the world in terms of deaths and the number of cases.