US posts new daily virus case record of 66,528

US posts new daily virus case record of 66,528

Saturday, July 11, 2020

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WASHINGTON, USA (AFP) - The United States, the country hardest hit by the coronavirus, on Saturday posted 66,528 new cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.

The country has now recorded a total of 3,242,073 infections, the Baltimore-based university said in its latest data as of 8:30 pm.

The death toll stood at 134,729 with 760 additional deaths counted.

The US has now seen daily new cases top 60,000 in four of the past five days.


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