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US reports over 48,000 new single-day coronavirus cases, setting a new record for the fourth time in a week

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

States across the US announced 48,000 positive COVID-19 tests on Tuesday, according to a tally by The New York Times.
That's the fourth time in a week that the US has surged past its previous daily high of coronavirus cases.
"I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day," Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a Senate committee earlier on Tuesday.
He warned that the "consequences could be really serious" if states rush ahead with plans to reopen their economies.
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