The Daily Beast reports:
The United States recorded 79,310 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number is the highest in the world, exceeding recorded totals from Indonesia (54,000), the United Kingdom (51,949), and Brazil (45,591), and doubling that of India (38,079). The spiking case number matches the level hit in October 2020, a record at the time, though it would not remain so for long.
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U.S. hits highest number of daily new coronavirus cases in the world again, with nearly 80,000 https://t.co/FuACO70Zh2
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 17, 2021
Yesterday (7/16), there were 599,949 new #COVID19 cases worldwide & 8,727 deaths.
United States saw the largest daily increase in cases worldwide (+79,310) followed by:
United Kingdom: 51,273
— KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) (@KFF) July 17, 2021