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U.S. Daily Covid Cases Cross 200K Mark Again

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After a week, daily Covid-positive cases in the United States have again crossed the 200,000 mark.

With 220,566 new cases reported on Wednesday, the total number of people that have been infected with coronavirus in the country has risen to 92,562,436, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

962 additional deaths on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,035,549.

North Carolina reported the most number of cases - 30,782 while Georgia reported most deaths - 189.

Covid deaths have increased by 9 percent while cases decreased by 16 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest tally shows.

Nearly 43,000 people are currently in American hospitals with the coronavirus. Nearly 50,00 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units.

89,403,777 people have so far recovered from the disease, the Worldometer tally shows.

3,598 additional deaths were reported globally on Wednesday, taking the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,428,190.

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