U.S. sets another new single-day record: 196,100 cases A record 196,100 in the United States were reported to have Covid-19 Friday, another record was set in a month marked by new records.
There were 1,904 reported dead due to the coronavirus, according to NBC News' count of state and county health department figures.
An average 1,419 have been reported dead per day this week, up from an average 801 deaths per day four weeks ago, an increase of 77 percent.
Ten states counted new single-day records Friday: Delaware with a record 663 casesIdaho with 1,786 cases53 reported deaths in Iowa84 dead in Kansas3,816 new cases in Kentucky4,743 in Louisiana43 dead in NebraskaOhio had 8,808 new casesUtah reported 17 deadVermont tied its previous record high set the day before with 149 cases Track all state-level Covid-19 surges.
The new lockdown measures, which include shuttering most businesses, shops, malls, and restaurants, include Iran's largest cities of Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz.
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