U.S. #coronavirus cases reach another daily record, passing 59,000
15:15, Thursday, 09 July, 2020
The U.S. sets another daily record for new cases, surpassing 59,000.As President Trump continued to press for a broader reopening of the United States, the country set another record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with more than 59,400 infections announced, according to a New York Times database. It was the fifth national record set in nine days.The previous record, 56,567, was reported on Friday.The country reached a total of three million cases on Tuesday as the virus continued its resurgence in the West and the South. At least five states — Missouri, Texas, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia — set single-day records for new infections on Wednesday.