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#USA smashes daily #coronavirus case count with 120,000 new infections on Thursday 5th November

Coronavirus, Health, USA

The United States has again recorded more cases in 24 hours than any country over the course of the pandemic, with 120,000 infections confirmed for Thursday 5 November according to Johns Hopkins University.

The country also recorded more than 1,000 deaths for the fourth time this week, with 1,200 people reported dead in the last 24 hours. The previous record for cases, also held by the US, was 102,000 the day before.

There are currently 9,608,922 cases in the United States: the highest infections total of any country worldwide.

The country’s death toll stands at 234,937.