Texas continues to set new daily records for cases and hospitalizations, and the state is now pausing its reopening efforts to “corral the spread,” according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The U.S. reported more new coronavirus cases on Wednesday than on any single day before, according to a tally by NBC News, as the virus spreads to new communities and sparks outbreaks mostly across the American South and West.
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- Global cases: More than 9.59 million
- Global deaths: At least 488,824
- U.S. cases: More than 2.42 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 124,402