US Sets 3rd COVID Record in a Week

87,164 new cases were reported Thursday
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2020 1:04 AM CDT
US Sets Yet Another Grim Record
In this Monday, April 20, 2020, file photo members with Los Angeles Fire Department wear protective equipment at a COVID-19 testing site in the Skid Row district in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

(Newser) – The US set another record for highest number of new coronavirus infections reported in a single day, with 87,164 new cases Thursday, CNN reports. It was the third time in a one-week period that a new daily case record was set, NBC News reports. The New York Times reports that while daily COVID-19 deaths remain below the peaks they hit in the spring, they are also starting to climb. Also Thursday, the total number of US cases crossed the 9 million mark. (Read more coronavirus stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X