US Reports Staggering 177,000 COVID Cases For Day

The Washington Post reports:

The United States recorded more than 177,000 new coronavirus patients on Friday, a record high for the third straight day as the number of confirmed cases continues a steady climb.

At least 25 states and D.C. on Friday reported that their seven-day average of new cases was up 30 percent from the previous day.

Every state reported an increase in new cases, with at least 10 states tallying all-time highs, including Midwestern states like Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Ohio, where the surging numbers have pushed hospital capacity to dangerous levels.

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