In a grim turning point, 83,010 new coronavirus cases were reported across the country Friday, according to The COVID Tracking Task, the most on record as hospitalizations and deaths continue to increase.
That breaks the old record of 76,842 cases reported on July 17, according to The COVID Tracking Project, which collects data from state and local reporting firms.
The number of Americans currently hospitalized with Covid-19 has likewise been increasing rapidly, reaching 41,485 on Friday, the highest level considering that Aug. 20.
Deaths decreased somewhat to 916 Friday, after back-to-back days of more than 1,000, however the seven-day average for deaths continued to climb up.
Evaluating likewise reached an all-time high, with states reporting 1.3 million tests Friday.
What To Expect
The U.S. is now in the middle of its 3rd major coronavirus spike. Health experts warn this could be the worst surge yet, due to a mix of break outs in schools, cold weather and flu season.
Regardless of the worsening trend in the pandemic, states throughout the U.S. are continuing to resume.
President Donald Trump stated during Thursday night’s governmental dispute that Covid is “disappearing,” which the U.S. has “rounded the corner,” a line he’s consistently stated, despite the fact that it’s at chances with the data and the judgments of public health professionals.