SEE NEW POSTSThe U.S. counted more than 200,000 cases, 2,000-plus deaths on Friday The U.S. counted 214,547 Covid-19 cases Friday, upping its current total to 14.4 million cases, according to NBC News' tally.
State and county health departments reported 2,669 deaths, bringing the current toll of the disease to 279,857.
The U.S. has averaged 182,296 cases and 2,125 deaths the past week.
The last time the U.S. averaged more than 2,000 deaths per day in a week was in April when the virus was ravaging the Northeast.
Moscow has been the epicenter of Russia's coronavirus outbreak and registered 7,993 new cases overnight, up from 6,868 a day before.
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