US reaches over 91,000 new infections
NEW YORK (US) – The United States broke its single-day record for new coronavirus infections on Thursday, reporting over 91,000 new cases.
The virus is also rapidly spreading to record levels in Europe.
The previous one-day record for US cases was 84,169 on Oct. 23.
The White House coronavirus task force said the nation is heading in the wrong direction.
On Thursday, 12 states hit one-day records for new cases: Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio and Oregon.
Over 229,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States, which is the world’s highest death toll.