The United States (US) detected over 60,000 COVID-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day as a result of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the pandemic will be extended.
The US counted 61,262 new coronavirus cases throughout the 24 hours, in response to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
There had been moreover 1,051 deaths in earlier 24 hours.
The US has now tallied higher than 4.6 million cases and 154,319 deaths, making it the hardest-hit nation on this planet.
The new numbers acquired right here as Florida braced for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias, which is predicted to strengthen once more proper right into a hurricane as a result of it approached the southeastern part of the virus-ravaged state.
Among US states, solely California has registered further coronavirus cases.
On Saturday, Florida reported one different 179 deaths, setting a model new state report and pushing its virus lack of life toll to six,843.