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US records 3,000 Covid-19 deaths, highest single-day spike since April
Business Standard | 10/12/2020 04:15 PM | Click to read full article
The US registered more than 3,000 coronavirus fatalities in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since April, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
On Wednesday, there were a total of 3,071 fatalities, which increased the country's overall death toll to 289,283. The overall caseload as of Thursday morning stood at 5,379,574, according to the CSSE. The two tallies account for the world's highest, making the US the hardest-hit country by the pandemic.