The U.S. confirmed at least 83,010 coronavirus cases on Friday, the country's highest daily total since the pandemic started, according to data from COVID tracking project.
By the numbers: Friday's total surpassed the previous daily case record set on July 17 when 76,842 cases were recorded.
- The current surge is more widespread than the uptick seen on July 17, when just four states accounted for more than 40,000 cases recorded, according to the Washington Post.
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