US Coronavirus Cases Soar by Nearly 45,000 in 1 Day, CDC Says

Posted on June 27, 2020 6:46 pm

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 44,602 new confirmed cases of coronavirus since Friday, making a total of 2,459,472 cases, and said the number of deaths had risen by 651 to 124,976.

The U.S. states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Nevada reported new single-day records Saturday of new coronavirus infections, highlighting the disease’s spread in several Southern and Western states.

Coronavirus cases are also surging in the south-central U.S. state of Texas, where more than 5,700 new cases were reported Saturday, and 42 more deaths brought the state’s total to nearly 2,400. The state’s governor,