The New Paper

October 26, 2020

US reports over 83k coronavirus cases, breaking July record

The US reported over 83k daily coronavirus cases on Friday and Saturday, surpassing the previous daily record of 77k (set in July). While the largest increases on Friday were recorded in Texas (7k), Illinois (5k), and California (5k), a total of 31 states reported at least 1,000 new cases. Here’s a state-by-state breakdown.

Extra: Meanwhile, the virus continues to surge in Europe, with several countries (including France, Spain, and the UK) reporting record increases in the last month. Here’s a global guide to the ongoing outbreak.

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