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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24h (2.28.2021, 10:30am CET, WHO):   U.S. 72,812    India 16,752    Brazil 65,169    Russia 11,534    The United Kingdom 8,523    France 24,537    Italy 20,488    Turkey 9,205    Germany 9,762    Columbia 3,567    Argentina 5,469    Mexico 7,512    Poland 12,097    Iran 7,975    South Africa 1,654    Ukraine 8,172    Indonesia 6,208    Peru 7,641    Czechia 14,815    The Netherlands 5,151    Canada 3,255    Chile 4,589    Portugal 1,027    Romania 3,761    Iraq 3,543    Sweden 4,811    Pakistan 1,315    Philippines 2,920    Serbia 3,339    Austria 2,060    Japan 1,201    Hungary 4,948    United Arab Emirates 3,434    Jordan 2,584    Lebanon 3,100    Slovakia 2,848    Malaysia 2,364    Belarus 1,602    Ecuador 1,430    Bolivia 1,069    Bulgaria 1,681    Palestine 1,623    Greece 1,732    Moldova 1,452    Paraguay 1,414    Estonia 1,569    China 42    Singapore 12    New Zealand 0    Australia 7    South Korea 356   

U.S. daily coronavirus cases top 71,000 first time since July

Christian Fernsby |
The US recorded more than 71,000 coronavirus cases on Thursday, marking the nation's single highest daily case count since late July, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

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Virus-related deaths also hit 856 on Thursday, the data showed.

While the majority of US states suffer a surge of the pandemic the Covid Tracking Project said over 41,000 people were hospitalized across the country the highest level since late August.

The U.S. is the worst hit country by the virus with having more than 8.4 million cases and more than 223,000 deaths.


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