The US recorded its highest ever number of daily COVID-19 infections, with more than 65,000 in a day
The US on Thursday recorded its highest ever number of new coronavirus infections, as the disease continues to sweep the country. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 65,551 new cases were recorded on Thursday, the highest single day tally yet recorded. The previous daily record for new cases was set only two days earlier on Tuesday, when 60,200 new cases were recorded. Data compiled by the New York Times told the same story, with 59,880 new cases recorded on Thursday, a new single day record by its methodology.