The US has broken the new world record for highest coronavirus cases in a day in a span of only 24 hours.
On Thursday, the country reported 118,204 infections from the virus to take the national tally to 9,919,522 as the count of votes in a handful of battleground states in the US election continued to decide the new president, according to tracking website Worldometer.
The country has now 240,953 deaths linked to the coronavirus, including 1,125 registered in the last 24 hours.
And it was the second day in a row the country reported more than 1 lakh infections and overall three.
Earlier on Wednesday, the US reported highest 108,389 infections from the virus.
Besides, on October 30, it recorded 101,461 new coronavirus cases in a day.