US hits new record, 40,000 cases in 24 hours


Share post:

Vice President Mike Pence announced this morning 40,000 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

It’s a new record for single day cases in the U.S. Cases have not been this high since late April.

Deaths and hospitalizations in parts of the country, especially in the South and West, have been on the rise. They include Arizona, Texas, Florida and Arkansas are among the states that have been hit hard.

Florida Department of Health reported 8,942 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including 39 deaths and 212 additional hospitalizations. The state is reporting a 13.5% positivity rate for new tests conducted.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

California Man Arrested in Illinois with Over $250,000 in Drugs after I-57 High-Speed Chase

Williamson County, Illinois - A California man was arrested in Williamson County, Illinois, after deputies seized drugs worth over...

Illinois, Pennsylvania Lead in Outbound Moves, Atlas Van Lines Study Finds

EVANSVILLE, IND. – Atlas Van Lines' 30th Annual Migration Patterns Study reveals Illinois and Pennsylvania as the leading...

Water-Filled Ditch Challenge in Indiana Crash: Victim Airlifted

Pine Township, IN – A critical two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and Ardendale Ave. in...

Wheaton, IL Offers Eco-Friendly Christmas Light Recycling Until Jan. 19

WHEATON, IL — Wheaton's Public Works Storage Facility, located at 820 W. Liberty Dr., is offering residents an...