7/3, 2:41 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US reports record 53,069 daily COVID-19 cases

According to Johns Hopkins University's tally, the number of daily COVID-19 infections in the United States reached a new record after at least 53,069 people testing positive for the virus in the past twenty-four hours, which takes nation's total to 2,735,339.

Additionally, the data showed virus-related fatalities rising by 649 to 128,677, decreasing slightly compared to the deaths seen in the previous update. In the meantime, the number of people released from hospitals after fully recovering from the disease reached a total of 822,021.

Daily infections have been increasing in several areas of the US after some of the containment measures were lifted, prompting many state officials to halt reopening until a reduction in numbers is seen.

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