MORE than 38, 000 new daily cases of coronavirus were reported in the United States on Sunday, as confirmed cases of the virus surpassed 2.5 million on Sunday.
A crushing new wave of infections continued to bear down throughout the country’s South and West.
Florida, Texas and Arizona are fast emerging as the country’s latest epicenters after reporting record numbers of new infections for weeks in a row.
Positivity rates and hospitalizations have also spiked. On Sunday, Arizona (3,857) and Georgia (2,225) hit new one-day case highs.
According to a count maintained by Johns Hopkins University, global cases of covid-19 exceeded 10 million.
As cases surge in parts of the United States, testing centers have been overwhelmed with an influx of patients, leading to long wait times and huge lines.