US recorded 59,000 new daily cases
The United States reported more than 59,000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the biggest increase ever reported by a country in a single day.
In addition to nearly 10,000 new cases in Florida, Texas reported over 9,000 cases and California reported more than 7,800 new infections. California and Texas also reported a record one-day increase in deaths.
It was the second day in a row that US deaths climbed by more than 900 in a day, the highest levels seen since early June, according to the tally by Johns Hopkins University.
In the US, there have been 3,159,514 confirmed cases and 134,883 deaths, with 1,393,256 people recovered from the virus.
According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 12,197,004 cases have been detected worldwide, with 552,781 deaths, and 7,093,769 people have recovered.