The USA has become the first country in the world to reach the mark of 2 lakh coronavirus cases.
On Wednesday, the country reported record 1,049 new deaths from Covid-19 and 26,473 new cases to take the figures to 5,102 and 215,003 respectively.
It took only five days to surpass the 2-lakh mark from 1 lakh.
On Friday evening, the country reported at least 100,392 known cases of Covid-19 and 1,588 deaths.
New York has emerged as the US epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
At his daily briefing on Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his state accounted for over 83,000 of the total coronavirus cases and 1,941 of the deaths.