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World U.S. Smashes Daily Coronavirus Record With Nearly 84,000 Cases 11 Days Before Election

08:21  24 october  2020
08:21  24 october  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

England's three-tier system comes into force, but PM warned measures don't go far enough

  England's three-tier system comes into force, but PM warned measures don't go far enough England's new three-tier system for localised coronavirus restrictions has come into force today - but the prime minister is already under growing pressure to take even further action. From midnight, the country was split into three COVID-19 alert levels - "medium", "high" and "very high".Liverpool City Region is in the top tier, with bars and pubs forced to shut if they cannot operate as restaurants. Residents have also been banned from socialising with other households both indoors and in private gardens.

The U . S . set a worrying new record for daily coronavirus cases Thursday, surpassing 77, 000 in a single day . With less than two weeks to go before the U . S . presidential election , investors may be placing too much confidence in a decisive win by Democratic challenger Joe Biden as his lead in

The number of daily global cases also broke a record , with the United States as the biggest source of new infections. The U . S . death toll is also on the rise. New infections in the U . S . climb to more than 68, 000 , a seventh record in 11 days . As President Trump demanded that schools reopen, his experts

On Friday, with just 11 days to the national elections, the U.S. reported its highest ever daily toll of new COVID-19 cases.

a man sitting on a bed: The U.S. has hit a new highest-ever daily toll for newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 84,000 cases reported on Friday. In this July 2 photo, a healthcare worker in the COVID-19 Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas tends to a patient. © Mark Felix / AFP/Getty The U.S. has hit a new highest-ever daily toll for newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 84,000 cases reported on Friday. In this July 2 photo, a healthcare worker in the COVID-19 Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas tends to a patient.

There were 83,948 new cases were reported on Friday, according to Reuters. The previous highest-ever daily toll for new cases in the U.S. was around 77,299 on July 16. As of October 23, hospitalizations nationwide were over 41,000, and an average of nearly 800 people have died from coronavirus each day, according to the Guardian.

Tiered lockdowns are reviving the north-south divide

  Tiered lockdowns are reviving the north-south divide The North has become the epicentre of England's second wave of coronavirus, with the toughest restrictions imposed in some areas. Sky News political editor Beth Rigby has spent this week touring the towns and cities in the North where tiered lockdowns have shattered normal life for millions of people.Walk into the centre of Bradford and the impact of COVID-19 on this city in West Yorkshire is plain to see.

Georgia reported four straight days of more than 1,700 new daily infections and two days in a row of Record -high seven- day case averages were reported by thirteen states: Arizona, California The announcements come as the coronavirus spreads quickly across Texas, which started June with a

U . S . records more than 1, 000 daily deaths, first time in nearly 50 days . Texas, which began the first phase of its reopening amid the novel coronavirus pandemic on May 1, well before most other states, has seen a sizable increase in coronavirus cases in recent weeks, straining health care systems in

The coronavirus has killed more people in America than the military conflicts in Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan and World War I combined. However, President Donald Trump has claimed that COVID-19 is less deadly than the flu, something which the CDC's statistics demonstrate as untrue.

Trump, who downplayed the pandemic in its early stages, has publicly advocated for herd immunity, an approach the World Health Organization has called "very dangerous."

On October 7, The New England Journal of Medicine issued an editorial, the first in its 208-year history, calling the Trump Administration "dangerously incompetent", accusing it of undermining governors, politicizing both face masks and the vaccine and urging readers to vote the administration's leaders out of office during the next election.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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