Breaking: US Records 131,000 COVID-19 Infections, Highest Single Day Figure

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A medical expert working in a COVID-19 lab.
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A medical expert working in a COVID-19 lab.

The United States of America on Tuesday, reported a daily record 131,000 new cases of COVID-19.

According to the U.S. COVID-19 Tracking Project, the country suffered an average of 120,000 new cases every day in the past week.

The country also recorded no fewer than 1,347 deaths on Tuesday, the highest record since Aug. 19.

It also revealed that no fewer than 62,000 people were currently hospitalised with COVID-19 in the country, adding that the seven-day average for new deaths has been on the increase over the last couple of days and is now at 991.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was quoted as saying that new cases were rising in 50 states and territories.

According to the NHS, the country recorded 767,645 new cases, representing an increase of 31 per cent from the previous seven-day period between Nov. 3 and Nov. 9.

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