The United States has broken its record for most single-day recorded coronavirus cases, as pockets of the virus continue to surge across the nation.
According to data coming from Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker, the United States recorded 53,069 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in just 24 hours. This new record is the second day the US has had record-high cause counts, with most of the new cases originating from the surges that are currently happening in the southern states.
Florida is a focal point for health experts as the state now has more than 169,000 official cases of coronavirus. Arizona and South Carolina are also on health experts concerned list as both states are seeing massive surges in case numbers. The coronavirus tracker also recorded an additional 649 fatalities from the virus, bringing the total numbers of US deaths up to 128,677.
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