The daily deaths from coronavirus in the US reached a record high on Wednesday as the country reported 3,243 deaths, highest in a single day, since the outbreak.
The country has so far suffered 296,698 virus fatalities, according to Worldometer.
Earlier on Tuesday, it registered 2,981 casualties from the virus.
Meanwhile, the US reported 225,441 fresh cases, second highest in a 24-hour period, from the coronavirus over the last 24 fours to bring the total to 15,820,042.
On December 4, the country registered highest 238,065 cases in a single day.