U.S. exceeds 100,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time

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The U.S. reported 103,087 new each day coronavirus infections on Wednesday, setting a single-day file for circumstances, in accordance with knowledge from the COVID Monitoring Undertaking.

Why it issues: That is the primary time the U.S. has reported over 100,000 new circumstances in a single day — a reminder of the excessive stakes of the election as votes proceed to be tabulated.

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  • Wednesday’s file comes a day after Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Ohio set their very own state data as voters went to the polls.

The state of play: The U.S. set its earlier each day file for circumstances — 97,000 — on Oct. 30.

  • The COVID Monitoring Undertaking recorded 1,116 new deaths and a couple of,802 new hospitalizations over the previous 24-hour stretch.

What to observe: Public specialists have warned of heightened danger for elevated circumstances and deaths because the U.S. heads into the winter months, and the pandemic intersects with the season flu.

  • Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb stated final Sunday that his “view is the inflection level can be Thanksgiving,” when states might begin seeing exponential development.

Go deeper: The pandemic is getting worse once more