The US notched greater than 53,000 new COVID-19 instances in 24 hours Thursday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University confirmed, a brand new one-day document as infections surge across the nation.
The Baltimore-based college’s tracker confirmed 53,069 extra instances as of 8:30 pm (0030 Friday GMT), bringing the entire variety of instances for the reason that pandemic reached the US to 2,735,339.
The college additionally recorded an additional 649 fatalities, bringing the entire dying toll to 128,677.
The second consecutive day of a record-high case rely got here because the United States — the hardest-hit nation on this planet within the coronavirus pandemic — headed into the July Fourth vacation weekend.
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