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News ID: 46845
Publish Date: 12:16 - 09 July 2020
Thursday, 09 July_The United States has hit yet another record single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases as the new coronavirus continues to rage in hot spots across the country, prompting authorities to adopt strict face-mask order in the hardest-hit states.

US hits record high in daily COVID-19 cases as outbreak prompts tough actionsUS health officials reported over 60,000 new cases of the viral infection on Wednesday.

The figure is the biggest increase ever reported by a country in a single day since the coronavirus first emerged in China late last year and quickly spread to the rest of the world.

The US deaths also rose by more than 900 for the second straight day, on Wednesday.

That has pushed the US virus cases to 3,054,695, with a death toll of 132,299 as of July 9, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The resurgence of the virus has forced many US states to reinforce restrictions and order the closure of their economy again.

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