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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24h (3.1.2021, 12:39pm CET, WHO):   U.S. 69,613    India 15,510    Brazil 61,602    Russia 11,359    The United Kingdom 7,434    France 23,996    Italy 18,902    Turkey 9,193    Germany 7,890    Columbia 3,343    Argentina 3,168    Mexico 7,246    Poland 10,101    Iran 8,010    South Africa 1,447    Ukraine 5,833    Indonesia 5,560    Peru 7,500    Czechia 7,885    The Netherlands 4,993    Canada 2,724    Chile 4,207    Portugal 1,071    Romania 3,432    Iraq 3,248    Pakistan 1,176    Philippines 2,105    Serbia 3,210    Austria 2,561    Japan 1,033    Hungary 4,469    United Arab Emirates 2,930    Jordan 4,594    Lebanon 2,258    Slovakia 1,815    Malaysia 2,437    Ecuador 3,556    Belarus 1,459    Bulgaria 1,079    Palestine 1,911    Greece 1,630    Moldova 1,518    Ethiopia 1,941    Estonia 1,201    China 42    Singapore 11    New Zealand 2    Australia 5    South Korea 355   

U.S. breaks record with over 77,000 cases of coronavirus in one day

Christian Fernsby |
The United States reported a record high of more than 77,000 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 3,560,364, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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Meanwhile, the death toll rose by 974, taking the country's total to 138,201.

The state of Florida, which has emerged as the epicenter of the outbreak, reported a record 156 coronavirus deaths on Thursday with close to 14,000 new cases.

The United States remains the worst-hit nation in the world in absolute terms. Experts have warned that cases could soon top 100,000 a day if the country fails to take steps necessary to stem the spread of the virus.


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