For the second day in a row, the US on Friday notched a record number of coronavirus cases over a 24-hour hour, reaching 235,272.
In total, confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country have surged to 14,772,535, according to Worldometer.
In the same period, the country recorded 2,718 Covid-related deaths to take the national death toll to 285,550.
The US is fighting to slow a rising tide in new Covid cases with an unprecedented fury.
With this, it surpassed 2 lakh new daily cases four times, peaking 218,576 on Thursday.
Earlier on Wednesday, the country registered 203,427 cases while 201,083 infections were recorded on November 20.
The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 is also steadily increasing, especially in the most populous states of California, Florida, New York and Texas, according to the COVID Tracking Project.